The Newsroom

July

Transylvania University announces its inaugural August term for first-year students 7/30/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania will launch an ambitious three-week academic and co-curricular program designed to introduce first-year students to what a liberal education means when it debuts August ter...[more]
Transylvania University hosts national liberal arts seminar 7/27/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Faculty representatives from 15 liberal arts colleges across the country are on campus through Sunday, July 29, for Transylvania's "Twenty-first Century Liberal Education: A Contes...[more]
Grammy-winning saxophonist performing Aug. 4 at Transylvania 7/27/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Kirk Whalum will perform at Transylvania University Saturday, Aug. 4 as part of the Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest. This year marks the fifth anniversary of the...[more]
Newest class of Governor’s School for Arts graduates July 7; final day features public performances, graduation ceremony 7/3/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Governor’s School for the Arts 2012 summer session comes to a close Saturday, June 7 at Transylvania University, highlighted by final student performances around campus and a...[more]
Michelle Rawlings promoted to registrar 7/2/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Michelle Rawlings, who has served as assistant registrar at Transylvania since 2009, became registrar effective July 1, filling the vacancy left after Jim Mills's retirement. Mills came...[more]

June

Bob Brown promoted to associate dean of student affairs 6/28/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Bob Brown, current director of residence life at Transylvania University, has been named associate dean of student affairs, effective July 1. He came to Transylvania in 2001 as assistan...[more]
Billips named associate dean for first-year academic programs, advising 6/26/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—President R. Owen Williams has announced that English professor Martha Billips has been named associate dean for first-year academic programs and advising, effective August 1. Billips...[more]
Celebrate America’s independence with Transylvania University and the city of Lexington 6/26/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University and the city of Lexington will team up for the 28th year to celebrate America’s independence on the campus of one of the nation’s oldest colleges with...[more]
Transylvania University names Barbara LoMonaco vice president for student affairs and dean of students; Mike Vetter special assistant 6/25/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—President R. Owen Williams has announced that anthropology professor Barbara LoMonaco will become vice president for student affairs and dean of students on July 1. ...[more]
Transylvania University names Dickinson associate dean for religious life 6/13/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—T. Wilson Dickinson, a 2002 graduate of Transylvania University, has been named associate dean for religious life at the university, effective July 7. Dickinson will help the university...[more]