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February

Transylvania University names Kathleen S. Jagger interim vice president and dean of the college, effective August 1, 2012 2/23/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—President R. Owen Williams announced today that he has appointed Associate Vice President and Associate Dean of the College Kathleen Jagger interim vice president and dean of the colleg...[more]
Transylvania’s vice president and dean of the college to step down 2/22/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—President R. Owen Williams announced today that William F. Pollard, vice president and dean of the college and professor of English, is stepping down as vice president and dean of the c...[more]
“La Esencia Flamenco: Dance Across Cultures” at Transylvania Feb. 29 features Flamenco Louisville performance, discussion and tapas 2/17/12
Flamenco Louisville LEXINGTON, Ky.—Flamenco Louisville, an inclusive, participatory community of dancers, musicians, teachers and aficionados, will share their passion for the...[more]
“enigmatic remembrances” explores the works of artists Petra Carroll and Rae Goodwin; opens Friday, Feb. 17 in Transylvania’s Morlan Gallery 2/16/12
the body of, of the body (2012) LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery presents "enigmatic remembrances: new work by petra carroll and rae ...[more]
Novelist C.E. Morgan and mandolin player Ryan Blevins offer evening of reading and music at Transylvania Feb. 21 at 7 p.m.; free and open to the public 2/10/12
C. E. Morgan LEXINGTON, Ky.—Fiction writer C.E. Morgan and mandolin player Ryan Blevins, of the Virginia bluegrass group No Speed Limit, will offer an evening of reading and m...[more]
"What Would Darwin Say to Today's Creationists?": Creative Intelligence Lecture at Transylvania on February 15. 2/9/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Eugenie Scott, executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE), will speak at Transylvania University on Wednesday, February 15, at 4:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Fine...[more]
Transylvania Theater’s “Spinning into Butter” explores dangers of both racism and political correctness; Feb. 16-19 and 23-25 2/2/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University Theater’s first production of 2012, “Spinning into Butter,” explores the dangers of both racism and political correctness in America today. The...[more]

January

Transylvania University presents first-ever campus CSA Fair with local farmers 1/31/12
Berries on Bryan Station CSA basket. LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Lexington community is invited to stop by Transylvania University’s first-ever Community Support...[more]
Concert postponed; will be rescheduled. Acclaimed fiddler and pianist to perform at Transylvania University; tickets are $10 1/31/12
UPDATE: The concert has been postponed due to inclement weather. We will reschedule for a later date. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Grammy-nominated fiddler Liz Carroll will give a concert Friday, March 2, at 7:30...[more]
Prominent Kentucky poet Manning joins Transylvania faculty 1/24/12
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has hired notable Kentucky poet Maurice Manning as professor of English. He will join the faculty full time in September; until then he will organize readings on...[more]