Transy President to Resign Next Year

Jun 17, 2013

Transylvania University President Owen Williams on the campus in Lexington, Ky., on Nov. 18, 2011.
Credit Pablo Alcala / Lexington Herald Leader

Embattled Transylvania University President R. Owen Williams will resign at the end of the 2013-14 academic year, the university announced Monday afternoon. William T. Young Jr., the chairman of Transylvania's board of trustees, announced the decision in a meeting with faculty and staff, the Lexington school said in a news release.  "The Board of Trustees fully supports Dr. Williams’ decision to continue to lead Transylvania University through the upcoming school year," Young said in the news release. "It is with regret that we accept his resignation." Read more...

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