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WKU President Gary Ransdell satisfied with his 20-year tenure leading his alma mater

02/28/2017 02:22 PM

BOWLING GREEN – After 20 years, Dr. Gary Ransdell is retiring as president of Western Kentucky University, and admits that it has been a special experience leading his alma mater for the past two decades. Ransdell, a 1973 WKU grad, says one of the things that he’s most proud of during his tenure, is the unprecedented growth that WKU has seen. “When I started in 1997, I think we were at 14,500 students,” Ransdell said. “We’ve grown to something over 21,000... Read more 

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