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  1. Golden Alumni Society Dr. James R. Ramsey President University of Louisville May 7, 2010

  2. Thank you and welcome to back to campus! 2

  3. University of Louisville Great history/ wonderful tradition You are a part of that history/tradition! 3

  4. Our mandate is to build on that history/tradition: “U of L is to be Premier Nationally Recognized Metropolitan Research University” 4

  5. Commencement is a special time to celebrate the successes of our students and the institution! 5

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  7. It has been a challenging year, but a special year! 7

  8. Our students 8

  9. Our student successes 12 Fulbrights! (record for UofL and the most in Kentucky!) Monica Marks Rhodes Scholar Record number of graduates Improved graduation rate 9

  10. Our ResearchMaking Kentucky a better place Adult Heart Stem Cell Transplant Rebuilding hearts and lives James Graham Brown Cancer Center Breast Accreditation First in Kentucky Fueling with bio-diesel 10

  11. Making Louisville a better place to live Arts and Cultural Partnership Initiative Belknap Campus Concerts, Theatre Performances and Lectures throughout the year

  12. Making Louisville a better place $1.0b in Capital Construction 9,764 jobs created (direct & indirect) Center for Translational Research KFC/Yum Arena Biosafety Lab ShelbyHurst 12

  13. Most importantly… Despite cuts/challenges We are not done – We have more to do! 13

  14. Why have these things happened and why they will continue to happen… 14

  15. Because of our Our “First Team All Americans”* *As voted on by the President 15

  16. Diane Nichols University Libraries (Interim Dean) Marcia Hern School of Nursing 16

  17. Christopher Doane School of Music Jim Chen Brandeis School of Law 17

  18. Mickey Wilhelm J.B. Speed School of Engineering Richard Clover School of Public Health and Information Sciences 18

  19. Edward Halperin School of Medicine Terry Singer Kent School of Social Work 19

  20. Charles Moyer College of Business J. Blaine Hudson College of Arts and Sciences 20

  21. Blake Haselton College of Education & Human Development (interim dean) John Sauk School of Dentistry 21

  22. Beth Boehm Graduate School (Interim Dean) 22

  23. And their quarterback and team captains… Shirley Willihnganz Executive Vice President University Provost Larry Cook Executive Vice President for Health Affairs Bill Pierce Executive Vice President for Research 23

  24. These All Americans • Recruit the best faculty • Recruit the best students • Offer the highest quality academic programs • Oversee research that improves Kentucky • Engage colleges in the community 24

  25. Today and going forward…We need you more than ever! • Be engaged • Help us communicate • Help us recruit • Talk to policy makers • Give back

  26. Thank you! 26