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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]
Rudolph named sports information director at Transylvania University 6/19/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Transylvania University announced today that Laura Rudolph will become sports information director in July. She replaces Glenn Osborne, who resigned in May after serving in the...[more]
Transylvania University President R. Owen Williams to resign at the end of the 2013-14 academic year 6/17/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—R. Owen Williams will step down as president of Transylvania University after the 2013-14 academic year, Chairman of the Board of Trustees William T. Young Jr. announced this afternoon...[more]
Transylvania earns bronze rating for sustainability efforts 6/5/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Transylvania University has been recognized for earning a STARS Bronze rating. The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework f...[more]
Sheilley named athletics director at Transylvania University; will serve as first female AD in the university's history 6/4/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. —Transylvania University has named Holly K. Sheilley, currently the assistant director of championships for the NCAA, as its new athletics director, effective July 1, 2013. "Hol...[more]
The Rose Ensemble will present “Land of Three Faiths” concert September 11 at Transylvania. The concert is free and open to the public, no ticket necessary. 6/3/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.— Critically acclaimed group The Rose Ensemble will present "Land of Three Faiths: Voices of Ancient Mediterranean Jews, Christians, and Muslims" on Wednesday, September 11, at...[more]


Transylvania University Board of Trustees reaffirms support of President R. Owen Williams 5/28/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Board of Trustees of Transylvania University reaffirmed its support of President R. Owen Williams on Friday, May 24, with a unanimous vote of confidence.   The Board of Trustees is...[more]
Lawn of historic Old Morrison is scene for Transylvania’s commencement 5/25/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University’s 222 graduates welcomed the cool weather Saturday morning as they sat in their black caps and gowns soaking up the sunshine on the lawn of historic Old Mo...[more]
Transylvania University commencement is Saturday, May 25; actor Steve Zahn will give keynote address; poet Nikky Finney will receive honorary degree; senior Hannah Johnson will be student speaker 5/22/13
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Transylvania University's commencement will be held on the front lawn of historic Old Morrison on Saturday, May 25, at 9:30 a.m. Actor Steve Zahn will deliver the keynote address and senior...[more]
Transylvania faculty, staff and students biking Friday, May 17, for National Bike to Work Day 5/16/13
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University faculty, staff and students will celebrate National Bike to Work Day by biking to campus on Friday, May 17. Cyclists can meet at Shriners Hospital on Richmond...[more]