January 8, 2010 — William L. Ramsey, PhD, an innovative educator who served as Logan College of Chiropractic’s vice president of academic affairs for nearly 25 years, has passed away at the age of 83. Ramsey died Jan. 2, 2010, the day after his birthday.
Ramsey spent 41 years as an administrator in postsecondary education in both public and private colleges and universities. He was also well known nationally as an educational consultant, author, and speaker in the field of higher education.
Prior to his retirement in August 2006, Ramsey was Logan’s corporate executive vice president and academic chief executive officer with responsibility for the school’s total instructional program and all of its auxiliary services. He also served as Logan’s accreditation liaison with both specialized and regional accrediting agencies, including the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC/NCACS,) and the Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE).
Ramsey was instrumental in Logan receiving its original accreditation in 1984 from the NCA. Under his guidance, Logan secured the maximum seven-year CCE re-accreditation in 1992 and 1999 and the maximum NCA reaccreditation of 10 years in 2002.
Ramsey received his undergraduate A.B. and B.S. degrees from Wilmington (Ohio) College and his master’s degree from XavierUniversity in Cincinnati. He earned his doctorate at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley.
Ramsey is survived by his wife, Dorothy, a son, two daughters and 11 grandchildren.
Source: Logan College of Chiropractic, www.logan.edu