The Newsroom


Alt-folk group Vandaveer to visit Transylvania on Sept. 19 9/17/13
LEXINGTON, Ky—Nationally known alt-folk rocker and 2000 Transylvania University graduate Mark Heidinger returns to campus Thursday, Sept. 19, for a free concert and lecture. Heidinger performs un...[more]
American Spiritual Ensemble to perform at Transylvania 9/17/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The American Spiritual Ensemble, founded and directed by University of Kentucky professor Everett McCorvey, will perform at Transylvania University Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. in Haggin Auditori...[more]


Transylvania University receives grant to attract science and math students 8/30/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The National Science Foundation has awarded $593,869 to Transylvania University to attract and retain science and math students over the next five years. The largest portion of the grant...[more]
Transylvania kicks off “Still Overcoming: Striving for Inclusiveness,” a year-long celebration of racial and ethnic diversity 8/28/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The year 1963 was a watershed for race relations—both nationally and at Transylvania University. Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream&rdqu...[more]
Transylvania University’s Morlan Gallery opens 2013-14 with large-scale video installations 8/27/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—An exhibition incorporating video and sound waves to evoke the sights and sounds of moving water kicks off the Morlan Gallery season. "Waves & Currents: An Exploration of Sou...[more]
Transylvania once again ranked as one of nation’s best colleges by The Princeton Review 8/7/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University is listed in The Princeton Review’s “The Best 378 Colleges,” a ranking that includes the top 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year...[more]
Transylvania’s innovative August term for new students is much more than a typical orientation 8/5/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s pioneering August term is poised to introduce first-year students to the academic rigor of a liberal arts college. The Class of 2017 will arrive on campus...[more]
Transylvania University sets diversity records, maintains enrollment numbers 8/2/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has bolstered enrollment by reaching out to diverse populations—from its own backyard to across the globe. This year’s incoming class not only is t...[more]