R. Owens Williams http://wfpl.org en Transylvania University President to Step Down Next Year http://wfpl.org/post/transylvania-university-president-step-down-next-year <p>Transylvania University has accepted the resignation of embattled President R. Owen Williams, effective at the end of the 2013-2014 academic year.</p><p>The Lexington liberal arts school issued a news release today saying Board of Trustees Chairman William T. Young Jr. announced Williams' decision in a meeting with faculty and staff.</p><p>Young said in the statement the resignation was accepted "with regret" and that the board "fully supports" Williams' decision to stay on through the end of the school year.</p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 20:55:04 +0000 Associated Press & Rick Howlett 5811 at http://wfpl.org Transylvania University President to Step Down Next Year