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Three Transylvania professors—Kirk Abraham, Belinda Sly and Scott Whiddon—receive prestigious Bingham Awards for excellence in teaching 7/28/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Exercise science professor Kirk Abraham, biology professor Belinda Sly and writing, rhetoric, and communication professor Scott Whiddon have received Transylvania’s highest...[more]
Art professor Dan Selter retires to focus on his own art 7/28/10
Dan Selter retired in May after 35 years at Transylvania as an art professor and was awarded faculty emeritus status at the commencement ceremony....[more]
Seventeen professors from across the country will participate in Transylvania’s annual seminar on liberal education 7/14/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University, an early leader in liberal arts education, will host the annual faculty seminar titled" Twenty-first Century Liberal Education: A Contested Concept,"...[more]
Final week of GSA 2010 at Transylvania is July 5-10 7/6/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Governor’s School for the Arts 2010 summer session at Transylvania comes to a close Saturday, July 10, highlighted by final student performances and graduation ceremonies....[more]


Deana Ison named executive assistant to incoming president 6/18/10
Deana Ison has been named executive assistant to incoming president, R. Owen Williams.  ...[more]
2010 Governor’s School for the Arts session opens June 20 6/16/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Some 225 of Kentucky’s best young artists from 46 counties will assemble on Transylvania's campus on Sunday, June 20, to begin the three-week 2010 session of the Governor’s...[more]
Transylvania and the city of Lexington invite the public to annual patriotic concert Friday, July 2, at 8 p.m. 6/16/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University and the city of Lexington once again invite the public to the city’s annual patriotic concert on the steps of Transylvania’s historic Old Morrison on...[more]


Transylvania awards 240 degrees at Shearer’s final commencement as president 5/29/10
The class of 2010 gathers on the Beck Center steps for the class photo prior to the commencement ceremony on the lawn of Old Morrison. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania Unive...[more]
Transylvania publications receive awards 5/21/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Three Transylvania University publications were honored at the Public Relations Society of America-Thoroughbred Chapter awards ceremony in May. “Transylvania” magazine and a ...[more]
Six Transylvania students awarded prestigious Transylvania Scholarship 5/21/10
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Six current Transylvania students have been named Transylvania Scholars. This prestigious scholarship is awarded annually to rising junior and senior students who have achieved...[more]