Transylvania University

5:13 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Former Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson Among Four Finalist For Transylvania President


Kentucky’s former Secretary of State Trey Grayson has been named one of four finalists for the president position at Transylvania University.

Grayson became director of  Harvard University’s Institute of Politics after losing to Rand Paul in the 2010 Republican U.S. Senate primary.

He and four other finalists will visit Transylvania at different times over the next week and a half beginning Sunday.

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4:55 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Transylvania University President to Step Down Next Year

Transylvania University

Transylvania University has accepted the resignation of embattled President R. Owen Williams, effective at the end of the 2013-2014 academic year.

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.

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.

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