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University of Kentucky law school alum, wife give $20M

December 11, 2019 GMT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A University of Kentucky College of Law alumnus and his wife pledged $20 million to fund an endowment and a nonendowed gift for the school, which will officially be renamed for him.

J. David Rosenberg, a 1974 graduate of the law school, and his wife, Dianne, made the gift commitment. The nonendowed gift will support student scholarships, faculty recruitment and retention, as well as programs for the college, the university said in a news release.

The college will be renamed the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law. The new permanent endowed fund will be named the J. David Rosenberg College of Law Endowment.

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Rosenberg is a native of Lexington. He is a senior partner at the law firm of Keating Meuthing Klekamp PLLC and lives in Cincinnati.