Murray State University http://wkms.org en Murray State and Centre Propose Senate Debates http://wkms.org/post/murray-state-and-centre-propose-senate-debates <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Murray State and Centre College have added their names to a list of hopeful Kentucky U.S. Senate Debate hosts.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:59:19 +0000 Allison Crawford 42173 at http://wkms.org Murray State and Centre Propose Senate Debates Davies Begins Work as Murray State's 13th President http://wkms.org/post/davies-begins-work-murray-states-13th-president <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Monday marks the first day of work for </span><a href="http://wkms.org/post/eastern-oregon-university-president-bob-davies-one-two-presidential-finalists" style="line-height: 1.5;">new Murray State University president Bob Davies</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who comes to </span>MSU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> after five years in the same post at Eastern Oregon University.</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 18:07:34 +0000 John Null & Chad Lampe 42064 at http://wkms.org Davies Begins Work as Murray State's 13th President MSU’s Bolin Elected to Humanities Council Board http://wkms.org/post/msu-s-bolin-elected-humanities-council-board <p>Murray State history professor Dr. James Duane Bolin has been elected to the Kentucky Humanities Council Board of Directors.&nbsp; He will serve one three-year term with the option of a second.&nbsp; The KHC is an independent, nonprofit organization affiliated with the National Endowment for the Humanities. It promotes Kentucky’s culture, heritage, arts and tourism.&nbsp; Fri, 02 May 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Todd Hatton 40292 at http://wkms.org MSU’s Bolin Elected to Humanities Council Board (Updated) MSU's Provost Confronts WKU Counterpart Over Negative Comments About MSU Online Programs http://wkms.org/post/updated-msus-provost-confronts-wku-counterpart-over-negative-comments-about-msu-online-programs <p>Update:</p><p>WKU&nbsp;Provost Gordon Emslie&nbsp;has responded to Morgan and says he never made the statement. WKU&nbsp;Media Relations Director Bob Skipper says the two have met and the situation has been resolved.</p><p> Sat, 26 Apr 2014 00:00:57 +0000 Parker Franklin 40152 at http://wkms.org (Updated) MSU's Provost Confronts WKU Counterpart Over Negative Comments About MSU Online Programs MSU Board Names Two Presidents Today Including Bob Davies http://wkms.org/post/msu-board-names-two-presidents-today-including-bob-davies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Murray State University Board of Regents named two presidents today during the Board’s quarterly meeting.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Current President Tim Miller has had “interim” listed before his title. Today, the board officially named Miller the </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">12</span><sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> President of Murray State. A teary-eyed Miller was “completely surprised” by the announcement.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 17:53:44 +0000 Chad Lampe 39214 at http://wkms.org MSU Board Names Two Presidents Today Including Bob Davies Davies,'Board Relationships Key to Presidency' http://wkms.org/post/daviesboard-relationships-key-presidency <p></p><p></p><p>It appears serendipitous that Dr. Bob Davies is a finalist for Murray State’s Presidency. Davies says his teenage daughter, who has a desire to be the Executive Director of the Kentucky Horse Park, earnestly told him that for her to achieve that goal she’d need to attend Murray State University for its pre-vet program and equine science program. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:27:49 +0000 Chad Lampe 39171 at http://wkms.org Davies,'Board Relationships Key to Presidency' Northern State University President James Smith is Second MSU Presidential Finalist http://wkms.org/post/northern-state-university-president-james-smith-second-msu-presidential-finalist <p>The second presidential finalist for Murray State's Presidency will visit campus Monday and Tuesday. &nbsp; James (Jim) Smith has been president at <a href="http://www.northern.edu/Pages/default.aspx">Northern State University</a> since 2009.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p>The following is information gleaned from Northern State University's bio of Smith.</p><p></p><p><strong>James Smith</strong></p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:12:24 +0000 Chad Lampe & Parker Franklin 39113 at http://wkms.org Northern State University President James Smith is Second MSU Presidential Finalist Eastern Oregon University President Bob Davies is One of Two Presidential Finalists http://wkms.org/post/eastern-oregon-university-president-bob-davies-one-two-presidential-finalists <p></p><p>Murray State Presidential Candidate Robert (B0b) O. Davies &nbsp;is the first to&nbsp;visit campus. Davies is one of two finalists for MSU's top job. A third candidate self-selected out of consideration due to health concerns.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Davies' itinerary is at the end of this post. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The following is information from Davies' bio page at his current institution, Eastern Oregon University.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:36:25 +0000 Chad Lampe & Parker Franklin 39087 at http://wkms.org Eastern Oregon University President Bob Davies is One of Two Presidential Finalists MSU Interim President Uses Planned Cuts to Gain Support for Tuition Increase http://wkms.org/post/msu-interim-president-uses-planned-cuts-gain-support-tuition-increase <p></p><p></p><p>Murray State University Interim President Tim Miller is looking to $2.5m in cuts and a possible tuition increase to fix a predicted $5.7m budget shortfall &nbsp;in the coming year.</p><p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 04:27:05 +0000 Chad Lampe 39102 at http://wkms.org MSU Interim President Uses Planned Cuts to Gain Support for Tuition Increase Mid-Continent Students Could Be Given Transfer Status to MSU http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-students-could-be-given-transfer-status-msu <p>Mid-Continent University is undergoing a deep financial crisis that <a href="http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-university-doing-everything-they-can-stay-open">could result in the school's closure</a>.&nbsp; In turn, many are wondering what would happen to the students.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 20:17:14 +0000 Rob Canning 38841 at http://wkms.org Mid-Continent Students Could Be Given Transfer Status to MSU