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Transylvania is again ranked in top tier of national liberal arts schools by U.S. News & World Report and named one of the nation’s best institutions by the Princeton Review 9/7/06
LEXINGTON, Ky.—For the sixth consecutive year, Transylvania University is ranked in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges by U.S. News & World...[more]


National leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa moves headquarters to Transylvania University 8/30/06
LEXINGTON, Ky.— The national leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa has moved its headquarters to the campus of Transylvania University. ...[more]
Morlan Gallery opened new exhibition year on September 11 with Murmuration of the Filth: New Work by Kurt Gohde; exhibition runs through October 11; part of Lexington Gallery Hop September 15 8/30/06
LEXINGTON, Ky.—Noted Lexington artist Kurt Gohde had a busy year: he witnessed a Sandhill Crane migration in Indiana, dodged 17 tornados in Wisconsin...[more]
Transy Names Manning Head Softball Coach 8/24/06
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Michelle Manning, the former head coach at Albion College and Shenandoah University, has been named head softball coach at Transylvania, Pioneers’ athletics director Jack Ebel said...[more]
Transylvania alumna named director of Harvard College Women’s Center 8/11/06
LEXINGTON, Ky.—After a national search, Harvard University has named Transylvania graduate Susan Marine the director of its new women’s center. She previously served as director of Harvard’s Office of...[more]
Transy Names Villarreal Head Coach 8/7/06
LEXINGTON, Ky. – George Villarreal, the former head coach at Chicago and Frostburg State, has been named to lead the Transylvania swimming and diving...[more]


Fifteen professors from across the country participated in Transylvania’s seminar on liberal education 7/25/06
Transylvania University, an early leader in liberal arts education, recently hosted a faculty seminar titled Twenty-first Century Liberal Education: A...[more]
Transylvania names director of admissions 7/10/06
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Transylvania President Charles L. Shearer announced today that after an extensive search, Bradley L. Goan has been named director...[more]
Performances, graduation highlight GSA final day 7/5/06
LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Governor’s School for the Arts will wrap up its seventh year on the Transy campus on Saturday, with final performances in all disciplines preceding graduation ceremonies at 5:30 p...[more]


The Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lexington Singers will treat the community to patriotic music 6/23/06
Sounds of patriotism will ring from the steps of Transylvania’s historic Old Morrison on Monday, July 3, as the Lexington Philharmonic Orchestra and the Lexington Singers treat the community to Fourth of...[more]