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Transylvania University alumnus, trustee John Norton Williams Jr. named interim president

The Transylvania University Board of Trustees has named John Norton Williams Jr. interim president beginning Aug. 15. Williams, a 1974 graduate of Transylvania and member of the university’s Board of Trustees, is completing a nine-year term as the dean of the Indiana University School of Dentistry in June. “I am extremely delighted that Dr. Williams has agreed to serve our Transylvania community...

Seamus Carey taking undisclosed position in New York, stepping down at Transylvania University

Seamus Carey will step down as president of Transylvania University this summer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees William T. Young Jr. announced Monday afternoon. Young said an interim president will be identified for the 2019-2020 academic year. Seamus Carey “We are sorry to see Seamus leave Transylvania after five successful years as president. We wish him the best as he returns to New York for...

Transylvania University’s new president works to bring campus community together

Seamus Carey is Transylvania University’s 26th president. (Photo from Transylvania University)   By Bill Bowden KyForward correspondent   As he settles into his new role as Transylvania University’s 26th president, Seamus Carey exudes a calm and positive attitude about the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. He took office July 1, replacing R. Owen Williams, who resigned...