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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.

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.

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.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Transylvania University hosted its second Local Food Fair Friday, bringing together a variety of area farmers and local food advocates.

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Transylvania University’s first-ever local food fair attracted a larger crowd than expected Friday.

There were three letters on the lips of nearly everyone at the fair: CSA. It stands for Community Supported Agriculture. Organizer Angela Dossett said CSAs are like Farmer’s Markets, only they allow growers and buyers to forge a different kind of bond.

"You invest in a farm at the beginning of the growing season and then all through the growing season you get beautiful boxes of produce every week," Dossett said.