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President Brien Lewis readies Transylvania to take bold steps into new future

For institutions of higher learning, every presidential transition is a pivotal moment. Universities choose leaders based on their needs at the time, whether it’s a steady hand, a soaring vision or a stabilizing presence. When Brien Lewis was selected as Transylvania’s 28th president in January 2020, he could not have known that he would have to be all three and more.

“Your actions will enable every Pioneer to remain healthy and safe.”

Transylvania President Brien Lewis and Interim Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Michael Covert sent the following message to students returning to campus for the 2020-21 academic year. Welcome back to Transy — and to our entering first-year students, welcome to the first phase of your college life. We know it is […]