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Transylvania's admissions and scholarship deadline extended to February 9 1/29/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Due to the inclement weather, school cancelations and power outages across Kentucky, we have extended our February 1 regular admission deadline to Monday, February 9. This new dead...[more]
Transylvania receives $2.9 million gift from 1937 graduate; second largest estate gift in school’s history 1/29/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has received a $2.9 million bequest from the estate of Margaret J. Lewis. This is the second largest estate gift in Transylvania’s history. The late Mrs....[more]
“An Evening at the Cabaret: When I Was a Kid” opens at Transylvania Saturday, Jan. 30, for a two-night run 1/26/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s vocal ensembles will present “An Evening at the Cabaret: When I Was a Kid,” on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 30 and 31, at 7:30 p.m. in Carrick...[more]
Transylvania University names Marc Mathews vice president for finance and business 1/23/09
LEXINGTON. Ky.—Transylvania President Charles L. Shearer announced today that Marc A. Mathews will join the University February 23 as vice president for finance and business. He succeeds Jerry Ray, wh...[more]
Writer, activist and prominent cultural critic Todd Gitlin will give a public lecture at Transylvania Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. 1/21/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Todd Gitlin, well-known political writer, novelist, cultural commentator and professor at Columbia University, will speak at Transylvania Thursday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the William T...[more]
Transylvania joins nation in celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as Day of Service; special public program on January 22 1/16/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—On Monday, January 19, Transylvania students, faculty and staff will celebrate the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. holiday as a Day of Service by joining members of the Lexington community...[more]
Morlan Gallery’s Mi Did Deh Deh, an exhibit examining Jamaican identity, runs through February 27; gallery talk is Wednesday, Jan. 21 1/13/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Young artists Ebony G. Patterson and Oneika Russell bring fresh insight to their Jamaican culture by examining notions of identity in Mi Did Deh Deh. Morlan Gallery’s first...[more]
Prominent Biblical scholar and best-selling author John Dominic Crossan to speak at Transylvania Wednesday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 1/13/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—John Dominic Crossan, noted author and expert on issues of privilege, oppression and social inequality, will speak at Transylvania University’s Haggin Auditorium Wednesday, Feb. 4,...[more]
Transylvania University invites high school juniors and seniors to Winter Visit Day 1/2/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will host a visit day for high school seniors and their families Saturday, January 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Clive M. Beck Athletic Center. The Win...[more]


Transylvania University publications receive awards in three categories of annual CASE competition 12/19/08
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University received awards in three categories of the annual competition sponsored by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education-Kentucky. The awards were...[more]