UofL reaches major milestone

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by WHAS editors

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Posted on April 10, 2014 at 3:14 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 10 at 4:42 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The University of Louisville is celebrating a major milestone on April 10.

The school has met and exceeded its $1 billion capital campaign goal with three months left to go.

On Thursday afternoon, UofL President Jim Ramsey announced that more than 75,000 donors contributed to the Charting Our Course Campaign, which started in 2007.

UofL reached the $1 billion mark faster than any other Kentucky college and it's among just 52 public universities nationwide to undertake a billion dollar campaign

The money is earmarked for scholarships, research, new facilities and endowed faculty chairs.

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