Evangelist Billy Graham, 93, was released from Mission Hospital in Asheville, NC after receiving treatment for a bronchitis infection, according to an statement on his website.
He will require some days of rest and recuperation before returning to his routine, according to the statement.
Graham graduated from , where he is the namesake of the school's .
No date has been set for his discharge, but physicians hope he continues to recover at a "rapid rate," according to the statement.
Mission Hospital pulmonologist David Pucci said in the statement, "Mr. Graham continues to do well and the infection is responding well to treatment."
Graham was for evaluation and treatment of his lungs. He returned home in early December.