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Forbes ranks Transylvania high nationally in return on investment 7/13/16
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Two recent Forbes lists rank Transylvania University among the nation’s best colleges for student outcomes and alumni giving. ...[more]
Transylvania receives $71,000 grant for black male students 7/7/16
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has received a $71,000 grant from the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust for the Pioneer Pathway Program, which prepares young black males for success in college...[more]


Transylvania to offer $60,000 International Baccalaureate scholarships 6/28/16
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University is making a major commitment to graduates of the globally recognized International Baccalaureate program. ...[more]
Recent Transylvania grad wins national drama award 6/27/16
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Brooke Jennett, who graduated from Transylvania University in May, has won the 2016 Dramatists Guild of America Young Playwright Award. ...[more]


Transylvania professor to investigate top archaeological find 5/31/16
Chris Begley, a Transylvania University anthropology professor, has been selected to serve on a team of maritime archaeologists who will explore the Fourni archipelago in Greece, where 22 shipwrecks...[more]
Transylvania hires VP for advancement 5/24/16
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University has hired Martin W. Smith to serve as vice president for advancement. ...[more]
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Transylvania graduates 270 students May 28 5/23/16
LEXINGTON, Ky.—On Saturday, May 28, Transylvania University sent 270 students into the world—Pioneers who are specially prepared to start their careers or continue their studies at graduate and...[more]
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‘No Spring Chicken’ launches professional theater residency at Transylvania 5/16/16
LEXINGTON, Ky.— Transylvania University’s professional theater residency project kicks off this week with four performances of the critically acclaimed play, “No Spring Chicken.” ...[more]
Transylvania VPs selected for leadership programs 5/5/16
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Two Transylvania University vice presidents have been accepted to leadership programs that will give them valuable training and an active role in local and national government and education...[more]
Two Transylvania seniors earn Fulbright ETA grants 5/2/16
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Two graduating Transylvania University seniors will head abroad this fall after being awarded highly competitive Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grants. Samantha Easterling from ...[more]