Owen Williams

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - The president of Transylvania University has announced he is stepping down after the upcoming school year. The move comes in the wake of student protests and a vote of “no confidence” in his leadership by the faculty.

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Increasing tensions at Transylvania University have led to a vote of “no confidence” in University President Owen Williams’ leadership by Transy faculty.

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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Confusion over recent tenure decisions and accusations of a growing disconnect between the administration and faculty and students are increasing tensions at Transylvania University.

Transy President Outlines Pivotal 2020 Plan

Feb 18, 2013
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LEXINGTON, Ky. - Normally on a Monday we would talk to one of Central Kentucky's mayors, but because it's Presidents' Day, we decided to spend the morning talking with a president.  Mr. Obama was a little busy so WUKY's Alan Lytle made the short trip over to the Transylvania University campus to talk with President Owen Williams about the school's newly released 2020 Strategic Plan.