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Fifteen professors from across the country to participate in Transylvania’s seminar on liberal education 7/28/11
Seminar participants took a tour of Elmendorf Farm. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University, an early leader in liberal arts education, will host an annual seminar titled &q...[more]
Transylvania University names the Rev. Nancy Jo Kemper interim associate dean of interreligious life 7/15/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Michael Vetter, vice president and dean of students at Transylvania University, announced today that the Rev. Nancy Jo Kemper has been named interim associate dean of interreligious life...[more]
Performances cap GSA final day at Transylvania 7/8/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Governor’s School for the Arts 2011 summer session comes to a close Saturday at Transylvania University, highlighted by final student performances and graduation ceremonies set...[more]


Transylvania publications receive awards from the Public Relations Society of America's Thoroughbred Chapter 6/29/11
Lexington, Ky.—Two Transylvania University publications—the admissions viewbook and Transylvania magazine—received first place honors  the Public Relations Society of America...[more]
Celebrate America’s independence with Transylvania University and the city of Lexington 6/27/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University and the city of Lexington will team up for the 27th year to celebrate America's independence on the campus of one of the nation's oldest colleges with a patrioti...[more]
Present and former House Speakers honor Henry Clay with discussion on history, role of Speaker of the House 6/24/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Current Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner, R-Ohio, joined with former Speaker and current House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and former Spe...[more]
Information, photos, and B-roll available for download; broadcast clips to be added following the program 6/24/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—For information on Henry Clay, photos, and B-roll go to ...[more]
Twenty receive Transylvania's prestigious William T. Young Scholarship 6/21/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Twenty students have been awarded Transylvania University's William T. Young Scholarship. Student applicants participate in a highly competitive process based on grades and test scores...[more]
Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship holds fourth annual Student Congress at Transylvania University and the University of Kentucky, June 18-25 6/20/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Fifty-one college students, from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, are in Lexington this week to attend the Henry Clay Center for Statesmanship’s fourth annual Student...[more]
Transylvania to host tribute to Henry Clay with four Speakers of the House, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. 6/13/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University enjoyed a close relationship during its formative years with well-known statesman Henry Clay. The “Great Compromiser” served as a professor in Transy...[more]