Impact Report Details Duquesne’s $477 Million-plus Economic Contributions
Duquesne's 2011 Impact Report-which recaps the University's $477 million-plus impact on the local economy, nearly 250,000 community volunteer hours, its research efforts and shared resources-is now available online.
The Impact Report, which covers fiscal year 2011 (July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011), includes information previously published in two separate Duquesne publications-the Community Engagement Report and the Economic Report.
Some Impact Report highlights include:
- Duquesne's total financial impact on the local economy was more than $477 million as a large employer, purchaser and contributor of volunteer efforts.
- Purchased more than $98 million in goods and services from local suppliers and vendors.
- Invested more than $35 million in new construction and capital improvement projects, which created 547 construction jobs.
- Enrolled 10,230 students who had a direct and indirect financial impact on the area totaling more than $140 million.
- 7,750 students and 670 faculty and staff combined their efforts to provide 245,456 volunteer hours-a total estimated dollar value of more than $5.2 million.
- Provided 5,924 hours of free consulting and management services to 577 local businesses and secured $7 million in financing to create 64 new businesses and 104 jobs.
- Attracted more than $10.5 million in research funds for projects in pharmacy, nursing and other vital areas.
Read the Duquesne University's 2011 Impact Report.