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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]


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]