CU economic impact in community more than $90 million

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Taxes generated are nearly $1 million.

By Joan C. McKinney

Campbellsville University has a total economic impact of $90 million in the Taylor County community. And total local tax revenue generated by CU operations tops out at nearly $1 million, according to a new study recently completed by Younger and Associates of Jackson, Tenn.

The $90 million figure is up 18 percent from the 2007 amount of $76.1 million.

Campbellsville University President Dr. Michael V. Carter said the economic impact figure measures exactly how many dollars flow through Taylor County's economy because of the operations at CU.

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