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3:01 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

226 Become U.S. Citizens At Transylvania University

Somali-born Awa Kohi displays her citizenship certificate
Josh James WUKY

It was wide smiles, hugs, and group pictures Friday afternoon at Transylvania University’s Haggin Auditorium.

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Local/Regional News
10:07 am
Mon February 17, 2014

Transy Names New President To Succeed Owen Williams

Seaumus Carey is the new president at Transylvania. He succeeds Owen Williams.
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Seamus Carey has been selected to serve as the 26th president of Transylvania University, effective July first.

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Local/Regional News
4:51 pm
Sat February 15, 2014

Transylvania University Plans To Replace Two Dorms

Transylvania University campus
Credit www.transy.edu

Changes are coming to one of the oldest colleges west of the Alleghenies.

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Local/Regional News
7:00 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Veteran Journalist Speaks at Transylvania University

Credit Transylvania University

Eleanor Clift gave a public lecture Tuesday to a crowd of about 60 people at Transylvania University. 

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Local/Regional News
4:58 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Trey Grayson A Finalist For Transy President

Former Secretary of State Trey Grayson is a finalist for the presidency at Transylvania University
Credit Harvard University

Transylvania University has chosen four finalists for the school's presidency, including former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson.

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Local/Regional News
7:19 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Journalist Michele Norris Talks Race In Six Words During Lexington Visit

Michele Norris at Transylvania University
Credit Josh James

Author and award-winning NPR journalist Michele Norris spoke in Lexington Tuesday as part of the Kenan Lecture Series at Transylvania University.

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Local/Regional News
2:12 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Transylvania President Owen Williams To Resign Amid Controversy Over Tenure Decisions, Leadership

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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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Local/Regional News
3:09 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Transylvania Faculty And Trustees Split Over President's Performance

Transylvania University President Owen Williams
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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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Local/Regional News
1:19 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Rising Tensions On Display At Transylvania University

Credit Old Morrison Building at Transylvania University

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.

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WUKY In Depth
8:30 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

CNN Journalist Peter Bergen Talks Terrorism And The Middle East

Journalist and author Peter Bergen
Credit peterbergen.com

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Journalist and bestselling author Peter Bergen spoke about the remaking of the Middle East in his address Wednesday at Transylvania University. In an exclusive interview with WUKY’s Josh James, Bergen weighed in on al-Qaeda, the use of drones, and the accuracy of Zero Dark Thirty.

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