The Newsroom


Transylvania initiates members into university’s inaugural class of Alpha Lambda Delta chapter 12/17/09
ALD adviser and psychology professor Michael Nichols (far left) and ALD adviser, associate dean of the college and biology professor Kathleen Jagger (far right) pose with new ALD inductees...[more]
Transylvania junior chosen for 2010 legislative internship program 12/17/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University junior Jessica Beard has been selected to be an intern in Frankfort, working at least 30 hours a week for a member of the Kentucky General Assembly through the...[more]
Consultant chosen to help conduct Transylvania presidential search 12/17/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University Board of Trustees Chairman William T. Young announced that Susan Resneck Pierce, senior consultant with Academic Search, Inc., of Washington, D.C., has been reta...[more]
Transylvania’s music program gives "A Gift of Holiday Music" to the community Sunday, Dec. 6 at 3 p.m. 12/2/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania’s music program presents “A Gift of Holiday Music,” free and open to the public on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m., in Haggin Auditorium. Canned food donations...[more]


Transylvania student learns from barbershop quartet greats, brings knowledge back to campus organization 11/30/09
Olson, far right, with members of Transy Boys A Cappella (TBA). LEXINGTON, Ky.—Kristofer Olson wants to make one thing clear—this isn’t your grandfather’s bar...[more]
Transylvania drama professor presents annual solo performance of “A Christmas Carol” Wed., December 2; proceeds benefit the Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center 11/23/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Come join Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet-to-Come and of course old Scrooge himself in a solo performance of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Car...[more]
Transylvania Quidditch team to play match Sunday, Nov. 22, at 3 p.m. on the lawn behind Old Morrison, in preparation for intercollegiate competition 11/20/09
The Transylvania Quidditch team played a crimson and white scrimmage in October. LEXINGTON, Ky.—Flying around on broomsticks and dodging self-propelled balls sounds like ficti...[more]
Transylvania University Board of Trustees names presidential search committee 11/19/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University Board of Trustees Chairman William T. Young Jr. announced today a 14-member search committee for the 25th president of the 229-year old liberal arts college. Tra...[more]
Celebrate the 2009 holiday season with a madrigal dinner at Transylvania 11/12/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Begin your holiday season by going back in time to Merry Olde England to A Medieval Feast presented by the Transylvania University Madrigal Singers and the Medieval Instrumental Ensemble...[more]
Transylvania alum chosen as Presidential Management Fellow in the Federal Transit Administration 11/11/09
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Transylvania University alum Erik Weber ’07 has been named a Presidential Management Fellow in the Federal Transit Administration in Washington, D.C.  Through the fellowship,...[more]