The Newsroom


Transylvania University names Michael J. Bell interim vice president and dean of the college 7/31/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—President R. Owen Williams has announced that Michael J. Bell will serve as the interim vice president and dean of the college, effective August 1. Bell was selected after a...[more]
Fifteen professors from across the country selected to attend national liberal arts seminar at Transylvania University 7/22/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Fifteen faculty members from some of the top liberal arts colleges in the country will converge at Transylvania University later this week for a seminar called “Twenty-First Centu...[more]
Jazz pianist Alex Bugnon will perform with special guests at the Smooth Jazz Fest August 10 on Old Morrison lawn; tickets on sale now 7/13/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Jazz pianist and composer Alex Bugnon will perform at Transylvania University Saturday, August 10, at 7:30 p.m., for the sixth annual Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest. This is the second year...[more]
Newest class of Governor’s School for Arts graduates July 13 7/8/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.— The Governor's School for the Arts 2013 summer session comes to a close Saturday, July 13 at Transylvania University, highlighted by final student performances around campus, special s...[more]


New Governor’s School for the Arts session opens June 23 at Transylvania University 6/21/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kentucky’s most talented young artists, selected from 1,800 state-wide applicants, will assemble on Transylvania University’s campus on Sunday, June 23, to begin the three...[more]
Celebrate America’s independence with Transylvania University and the city of Lexington 6/20/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University and the city of Lexington will team up to celebrate America’s independence on the campus of one of the nation’s oldest colleges with a patriotic...[more]
Rudolph named sports information director at Transylvania University 6/19/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Transylvania University announced today that Laura Rudolph will become sports information director in July. She replaces Glenn Osborne, who resigned in May after serving in the...[more]
Transylvania University President R. Owen Williams to resign at the end of the 2013-14 academic year 6/17/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—R. Owen Williams will step down as president of Transylvania University after the 2013-14 academic year, Chairman of the Board of Trustees William T. Young Jr. announced this afternoon...[more]
Transylvania earns bronze rating for sustainability efforts 6/5/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Transylvania University has been recognized for earning a STARS Bronze rating. The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework f...[more]
Sheilley named athletics director at Transylvania University; will serve as first female AD in the university's history 6/4/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. —Transylvania University has named Holly K. Sheilley, currently the assistant director of championships for the NCAA, as its new athletics director, effective July 1, 2013. "Hol...[more]