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President Gary Ransdell (left) greets Saudi Arabian students and officials before a dinner gathering Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012 at the Presidents home. President Ransdell and his wife, Julie, hosted nearly 200 Saudi Arabian students along with officials from Saudi Arabia who are visiting to learn more about Western Kentucky’s Center for Gifted Studies. In recent years, Saudi Arabia has sent more students to Western Kentucky University than any other country. (Photo by Joshua Lindsey/Herald)