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Name Ransdell, Gary
Birth Date 10/4/1951
Place of Birth Louisville, KY
Father Gerald Donald Ransdell
Mother Anna Beth Wilmot
Spouse Julie Ann Bush
Children Patrick md. Brooke Thrasher 8/21/2004
Matthew
Nationality American
Education Durrett High School, Louisville, KY 1969
BA Mass Communications WKU 1973
MA Public Administration WKU 1974
EdD Higher Education Administration Indiana University 1978
Occupation WKU University-School Relations 1973-1976
WKU Alumni Affairs 1978-1981
Southern Methodist University Alumni Relations 1981-1987
Clemson University Insitutional Advancement 1987-1997
WKU President 1997-2017
Archives Entries 37
Library Entries 1
Object Entries 2
Photo Entries 269

Associated Records

Image of Cornelius Martin Funeral Program -

Cornelius Martin Funeral Program -

Funeral program of Cornelius Martin, 1948-2006, held on June 8, 2006 at Living Hope Baptist Church, Bowling Green, KY. The front cover includes a colored photo of Cornelius Martin. The interior has a biography of Mr. Martin and a listing of those who participated in his funeral service. Bi-fold funeral program printed on slick white paper. Triple line red border around each page.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 3. Portraits Subseries 1. Administrators - WKU Archives

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 3. Portraits Subseries 1. Administrators - WKU Archives

Images of administrators of Western Kentucky University and its founding institutions.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections. Subseries 1. Public Relations - Public Affairs (WKU)

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections. Subseries 1. Public Relations - Public Affairs (WKU)

Photographs, negatives, slides and transparencies created by Public Affairs staff members of WKU faculty, staff, students, alumni and events. See container list for arrangement and description.

Image of UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections Subseries 5. Athletic Media Relations - Athletic Media Relations (WKU)

UA1C WKU Archives Photograph Collection Series 11. Collections Subseries 5. Athletic Media Relations - Athletic Media Relations (WKU)

Photographs taken by Athletic Media Relations staff members of WKU athletic faculty, staff, students, alumni and events. See container list for arrangement and description.

Image of UA3 President's Office - President's Office (WKU)

UA3 President's Office - President's Office (WKU)

Records created by and about the WKU President's Office. The record group is broken down into series and subseries based upon the administrations of the presidents. Series 1. Henry Hardin Cherry Series 2. Paul L. Garrett Series 3. Kelly Thompson Series 4. Dero Downing Series 5. John Minton Series 6. Donald Zacharias Series 7. Kern Alexander Series 8. Thomas Meredith Series 9. Gary Ransdell Series 10. Timothy Caboni

Image of UA11 Public Affairs Series 1.  Publications - Public Affairs (WKU)

UA11 Public Affairs Series 1. Publications - Public Affairs (WKU)

Publications created by and about WKU by the Public Affairs Department.

Image of UA37 Faculty Personal Papers Series 29. Gary Ransdell - Ransdell, Gary

UA37 Faculty Personal Papers Series 29. Gary Ransdell - Ransdell, Gary

Personal and university records created by Gary Ransdell. Digital records posted on TopScholar at: <a href="http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/fac_staff_papers/"><b>http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/fac_staff_papers/</b></a>.

Image of UA94 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Series 6. Western Kentucky University Subseries 3. Publications - WKU Archives

UA94 Student / Alumni Personal Papers Series 6. Western Kentucky University Subseries 3. Publications - WKU Archives

Underground publications created by students while attending WKU, includes 1960's/1970's political protest papers such as the Apocalypse and the Expatriate. How to Survive is a guide to courses and professors to avoid and a guide to life in Bowling Green for university students. The Big Red Tool a 21st century satirical take on WKU is also found here.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

Records created by the President's Office during the Gary Ransdell administration. Series 1. Publications Series 2. Subject File Series 3. Reading File - outgoing correspondence Series 4. Installation File Series 5. Speech File Series 6. Interviews/Oral Histories Series 7. Correspondence

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 1. Publications - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 1. Publications - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

Reports and other publications created by the Gary Ransdell administration.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 2. Subject File - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 2. Subject File - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

Subject files created by the President's Office during the Gary Ransdell administration.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 4. Installation File - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 4. Installation File - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

Records created and received by the President's Office in preparation of Gary Ransdell's installation as president of WKU. See UA3.9.3 Reading File for thank you notes related to the installation.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 3. Reading File - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 3. Reading File - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

Reading file of outgoing correspondence regarding the administration of WKU, fund raising, thank yous and letters of condolence.

Image of UA1B2/1/5 Charles Anderson Oral History Interview - Western Kentucky University

UA1B2/1/5 Charles Anderson Oral History Interview - Western Kentucky University

Interview conducted by Paula Trafton with Charles Anderson, retired Vice President for Information Technology.

Image of UA1B2/1/7 Gary Ransdell Oral History Interview - Western Kentucky University

UA1B2/1/7 Gary Ransdell Oral History Interview - Western Kentucky University

Interview conducted by Lydia Kullman with WKU President Gary Ransdell.

Image of UA1B2/1/9 Owen Lawson Oral History Interview Part II - Western Kentucky University

UA1B2/1/9 Owen Lawson Oral History Interview Part II - Western Kentucky University

Interview conducted by Paul Trafton with Owen Lawson former WKU Physical Plant director.

Image of UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 7. Correspondence - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

UA3 President's Office Series 9. Gary Ransdell 7. Correspondence - WKU President's Office - Ransdell

Selected correspondence not duplicated in the Reading File. Contains incoming correspondence and responses.