Faculty Votes No Confidence In Transylvania President

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Transylvania University’s President Owen Williams received a vote of "no confidence" from the school’s faculty. 

The vote was 68-to-7 against the leadership of President Owen Williams, according to the Lexington Herald-Leader Newspaper. The paper said it obtained documents from the school.

Among the faculty’s criticisms, the faculty was unhappy with Williams’ decision to defer tenture for two faculty members.

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Williams has been president at Transylvania University since 2011. He had a career as a Wall Street banker and was a Civil War scholar at Yale before coming to Transylvania.