Study: Northern pays 2 to 1 on state investment
The director of university relations for Montana State University-Northern said Wednesday that a study being conducted shows the state investment in the university has a good payback for the state.
Jim Potter, representing the university at a forum on issues that will be in the next legislative session, said the study shows that Northern's work creates $18 million in revenue for the government each year.
"About $9 million comes through Northern every year through the appropriations," he said. "Our grads and everything we've been doing out there has impacted the state to the tune of $18 mi...