Mitch McConnell: Ramsey 'transformed' U of L

Grace Schneider

U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell released a statement expressing support and praise for U of L President James Ramsey.

McConnell said that Ramsey "has been an outstanding president for the University of Louisville, who has dramatically transformed our school from a fine local institution into a nationally acclaimed one, renowned for academics and research."

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Under Ramsey's leadership, U of L has grown into "one of the best metropolitan research universities in the country. He’s made the school central to the growth and prosperity of the city of Louisville." McConnell thanked Ramsey for his service to the university and to Kentucky, and wished him "the very best.”

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