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Princeton Review ranks Transylvania among nation’s best colleges 8/2/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The Princeton Review this week included Transylvania University in a book featuring the top 15 percent of the nation’s four-year colleges. ...[more]


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Transylvania first Kentucky school to offer women’s varsity collegiate triathlon 7/26/17
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Triathlon and Transylvania University Athletics today announced Transylvania is the first school in Kentucky—and the 15th in the nation—to add women's collegiate triathlon as an...[more]
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Transylvania ranks among MONEY's Best Colleges for return on investment 7/14/17
LEXINGTON, KY—MONEY Magazine on Thursday ranked Transylvania University among Kentucky’s top 10 colleges when it comes to return on investment after graduation.MONEY ranks colleges based on 27 measures of...[more]
Former Transylvania coach C.M. Newton receives highest AD honor 7/12/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—C.M. Newton, who began his pioneering athletics career at Transylvania University, has been inducted into the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics Hall of Fame.  ...[more]


Kurt and Kremena
National Endowment for the Arts awards grant to Unlearn Fear + Hate project 6/20/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University professors Kurt Gohde and Kremena Todorova have received $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts to create a permanent, illuminated artwork as part of their...[more]


The soon-to-be Carpenter Academic Center
Transylvania breaks ground on $4.5 million Carpenter Academic Center 5/22/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University broke ground on its $4.5 million renovation of the iconic Haupt Humanities Building at a ceremony on Friday, May 26. ...[more]
Bill Farmer
Pioneering United Way leader to deliver Transylvania commencement address 5/16/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.— Bill Farmer, president and CEO of United Way of the Bluegrass, will deliver Transylvania University’s commencement address on Saturday, May 27, as the 237-year-old institution celebrates its...[more]
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Project SEE Theatre continues professional residency at Transy with “Marie Antoinette” 5/10/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Project SEE Theatre will present playwright David Adjmi’s satire, “Marie Antoinette,” in Transylvania University’s Little Theater for five performances from May 17–21. ...[more]


Transylvania to host 2019 NCAA DIII Men’s Golf Championship 4/19/17
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The NCAA on Tuesday announced Transylvania University will host the Division III Men's Golf Championship in 2019 at the Keene Trace Golf Club in nearby Nicholasville. The four-round event...[more]