The Newsroom


Transylvania class of 2018 most diverse group yet 8/18/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The incoming class at Transylvania University is the most geographically, racially and ethnically diverse class in the history of the school. Nine percent of the 274 students in the ...[more]
Dean search continues Transylvania's leadership transformation 8/14/14
LEXINGTON Ky.—As part of a broader leadership transformation that began with selecting a new president, Transylvania University has begun a search for a vice president for academic affairs and dean of...[more]
Transylvania alumni to transform campus plaza, create scholarship fund 8/11/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University alumni have united to renovate a gathering place in the heart of the campus—and provide funding for legacy scholarships while they’re at it. To rai...[more]
Transylvania to house chamber performers in a pinch 8/7/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s downtown campus will provide a home base for WindSync while the Houston quintet serves as ensemble-in-residence for the 2014 Chamber Music Festival of Le...[more]
Transylvania again honored as one of America’s top colleges 8/5/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.— The Princeton Review listed Transylvania University in its publication “The Best 379 Colleges,” earning the school a spot in the top 15 percent of four-year colleges in the...[more]
Transylvania convocation speaker to address lack of education about poverty 8/1/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—A champion for teaching college students more about poverty and its implications for society spoke on Sept. 7 during Transylvania University’s opening convocation marking the begi...[more]
Transylvania’s public safety officers sing karaoke to help students get to know them 8/1/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—The first weekend that Transylvania’s first-year students arrive on campus, they are treated to an evening of karaoke with the university’s public safety officers. A little ...[more]


All Star lineup booked for 7th Annual Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest at Transylvania 7/29/14
LEXINGTON, KY— On Saturday, Aug. 9, Transylvania University will host an All Star Jazz Showcase of musicians on the lawn of Old Morrison during the 7th annual Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest. Presented by th...[more]
Educators from across the country to attend Transylvania liberal arts seminar 7/22/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Seventeen participants will bring their passion for the liberal arts to Transylvania University this week for the “Twenty-First Century Liberal Education: A Contested Concept&rdqu...[more]
NBC “Sing-Off” winner Home Free to bring Crazy Life Tour to Transylvania University 7/21/14
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University will present Columbia Records recording artist Home Free on Oct. 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center's Haggin Auditorium. The performance is part of...[more]