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Juried student exhibition opens April 27 in Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery; opening reception one of the events for inauguration of R. Owen Williams 4/15/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Juried Student Exhibition opens Wednesday, April 27, in Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery.  All students who made art during the 2010-11 academic year were invited to show...[more]
Inaugural symposium on the Civil War features nationally recognized historians and authors David W. Blight, Annette Gordon-Reed, John McCardell Jr. and Jed Shugerman 4/11/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Four nationally recognized speakers will discuss “The Civil War and Reconstruction in the Border States: History and Memory at the Sesquicentennial,” on Thursday, April 28,...[more]
Transylvania University presidential inauguration events scheduled for April 27-29; installation ceremony, which is free and open to the public, set for Friday, April 29, at 10 a.m. 4/5/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The inauguration of R. Owen Williams as the 25th president of Transylvania University will be celebrated April 27-29, with the installation ceremony taking place Friday, April 29, at 10...[more]


Transylvania University names Kirk Purdom vice president for advancement 3/31/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania President R. Owen Williams announced today that after an extensive national search, Kirk Purdom has been named vice president for advancement, effective April 18. Mark Blan...[more]
“An Evening of Song”: Transylvania’s Creative Intelligence Series brings University of Kentucky opera student Reginald Smith Jr. to campus Wednesday, March 23 at 7:30 p.m.; free and open to the public 3/23/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University's new Creative Intelligence Series has so far brought to campus a behaviorist, a primatologist and a sociologist. On Wednesday, March 23,  University of...[more]
Former Poet Laureate of Kentucky, Richard Taylor, will give reading at Transylvania Thursday, March 31, at 7 p.m. 3/21/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Former Poet Laureate of Kentucky and Kenan Visiting Writer at Transylvania University, Richard Taylor, will read from his work at Transy Thursday, March 31, at 7 p.m. in the Carrick...[more]
Transylvania publication receives regional award 3/16/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Transylvania University admissions viewbook received the Award of Excellence and was a Grand Award finalist in the student recruitment category of the 2011 Council for Advancement...[more]
Transylvania wins AIKCU’s annual “Battle of the Bumpers” contest for third year running and raises over $7,000 for scholarship fund 3/11/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—With the help of alumni, students, faculty, staff, parents and friends, Transylvania University is once again the winner in the Association of Independent Kentucky Colleges and...[more]
Transylvania honors 63 first-year students for academic excellence 3/3/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Sixty-three first-year students at Transylvania University were recently inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society that recognizes academic excellence. To be includ...[more]
Transylvania University invites high school sophomores and juniors to Spring Preview Day, March 26 3/2/11
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University invites high school sophomores and juniors and their families to campus for Spring Preview Day, Saturday, March 26, from 9 am.-2 p.m. The event will take place i...[more]