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Transylvania University named Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association 6/9/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has been named a Fit-Friendly Company at the Gold Level by the American Heart Association, which recognizes workplaces that champion the health of employees....[more]
New Governor’s School for the Arts session opens June 19 at Transylvania University 6/9/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kentucky’s most talented young artists from 49 counties will assemble on Transylvania University’s campus on Sunday, June 19, to begin the three-week 2011 session of the...[more]


Transylvania graduates largest class in its 231-year history 5/28/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University sent 263 graduates into the world Saturday, the most in the school’s 231-year history, during the first commencement ceremony under President R. Owen...[more]
Transylvania University to graduate largest class in its 231-year history on Saturday; president and chief executive officer of Westinghouse Electric Company to give keynote address 5/26/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will graduate the largest class in its 231-year history on Saturday, May 28, at 10 a.m. on the front lawn of historic Old Morrison. This will be the first...[more]
Three Transylvania students awarded prestigious Transylvania Scholarship 5/26/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Three current Transylvania University students have been named Transylvania Scholars. This prestigious scholarship is awarded annually to rising junior and senior students who have...[more]
Transylvania University earns national ranking in “Top 100 Social Media Schools” list; scores in top 3.3 percent of over 9 million Twitter accounts 5/13/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has been named one of the “Top 100 Social Media Colleges” in the country, a list that includes more than 6,000 colleges and universities. To deter...[more]
Transylvania University and the Carnegie Center sign partnership agreement 5/5/11
O'Brien and Williams sign the agreement in the board room of Old Morrison. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University President R. Owen Williams and President of the Board of Dire...[more]


R. Owen Williams inaugurated as Transylvania University’s 25th president 4/29/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—R. Owen Williams was inaugurated as Transylvania University’s 25th president on the steps of historic Old Morrison this morning. ...[more]
Civil War film starring Academy Award winner to be screened at Transylvania Friday, April 29; director to give presentation; free and open to the public 4/22/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Hollywood writer and director Robby Henson will screen “Pharaoh’s Army,” Friday, April 29, at 2:30 p.m. in Transylvania University’s Cowgill Center. The Civil War...[more]
Transylvania announces lecture series named in honor of U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan, an 1852 graduate of Transylvania’s law department 4/20/11
LEXINGTON, KY.—President R. Owen Williams announced today the creation of the John Marshall Harlan Lecture Series at Transylvania University, made possible by the generosity of McBrayer, McGinnis,...[more]