Dr. Dunn http://wkms.org en MSU President Randy Dunn's Exit Interview: Board Relationships, Future of MSU and Ready for YSU http://wkms.org/post/msu-president-randy-dunns-exit-interview-board-relationships-future-msu-and-ready-ysu <p></p><p style="line-height:200%">Outgoing Murray State University President Randy Dunn said this week the controversial decision not to renew his contract was the result of a difference in philosophy between him and Board Chairman Constantine Curris. Dunn's last day as MSU President is July 8th.</p><p style="line-height:200%">The MSU Board of Regents voted against renewing Dunn’s contract 7-4 in a surprise move during a regularly-scheduled meeting in March. The vote came after a social gathering at which a quorum of regents was present. Wed, 26 Jun 2013 21:16:56 +0000 Chad Lampe & Austin Ramsey 32532 at http://wkms.org MSU President Randy Dunn's Exit Interview: Board Relationships, Future of MSU and Ready for YSU MSU's Presidential Search Committee Plans to Use National Search Firm http://wkms.org/post/msus-presidential-search-committee-plans-use-national-search-firm <p>Murray State’s Presidential Search Committee plans to hire a search firm to find the university’s next president.&nbsp; The committee held its first meeting today. Murray State is looking for a president after its Board of Regents voted against extending a new contract to current president, Randy Dunn. Dunn’s contract expires in June 2014, but he is expected to leave in July to take the helm of Youngstown State University in Ohio.</p><p>MSU Foundation Director Tim Miller will act as an interim&nbsp; during the search for a permanent president. Fri, 07 Jun 2013 20:45:40 +0000 Chad Lampe 31927 at http://wkms.org MSU's Presidential Search Committee Plans to Use National Search Firm MSU's Dunn Selected to be Youngstown State's Next President http://wkms.org/post/msus-dunn-selected-be-youngstown-states-next-president <p>Murray State President Randy Dunn has been selected to be Youngstown State University's next president. The Youngstown State Board of Trustees authorized board Chair Sudershan Garg and Vice Chair John Jakubek to negotiate and execute an employment contract with Dunn. Garg emphasized that the appointment is not final until contract terms can be reached.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 22:30:05 +0000 Chad Lampe 31616 at http://wkms.org MSU's Dunn Selected to be Youngstown State's Next President MSU Board of Regents Vote Again Against New Contract for Dunn http://wkms.org/post/msu-board-regents-vote-again-against-new-contract-dunn <p>Murray State University’s Board of Regents Chairman Constantine Curris will begin the work of forming a search committee for a new MSU president in the coming weeks. The board voted Friday morning for a second time, 7 to 4, against extending President Randy Dunn a new contract. The second vote came after <a href="http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-attorney-general-opinion-msu-board-regents-violated-ky-open-meetings-law">Kentucky’s Attorney General declared</a> an illegal meeting occurred at social gathering for a majority of regents the night before the board’s first vote.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 14:18:49 +0000 Chad Lampe 31600 at http://wkms.org MSU Board of Regents Vote Again Against New Contract for Dunn MSU Board of Regents Meeting; Possible Revote on Dunn's Contract & Closed Session Planned http://wkms.org/post/msu-board-regents-meeting-possible-revote-dunns-contract-closed-session-planned <p>Murray State University’s Board of Regents Chairman wants to vote again on President Randy Dunn’s contract on Friday. Board Chairman Constantine Curris released a statement Wednesday asking the board to vote again to reinforce the board’s responsibility to act in an open and transparent manner.</p><p>The board first voted against extending Dunn a new contract on March 15<sup>th</sup> following a social gathering at a regent’s home. The Kentucky Attorney General has since deemed the gathering, where a quorum was present and university business was discussed, an illegal board meeting. Wed, 08 May 2013 21:35:05 +0000 Chad Lampe 31571 at http://wkms.org MSU Board of Regents Meeting; Possible Revote on Dunn's Contract & Closed Session Planned Illinois State University Moving Closer to Hiring a New President http://wkms.org/post/illinois-state-university-moving-closer-hiring-new-president <p>The Illinois State University Board of Trustees ​could decide ​​on it's new president at its quarterly meeing&nbsp; Friday. Murray State President Randy Dunn is among the finalists for the job. The board's ​executive search committee charged with replacing the school’s president met Saturday to review finalist evaluations. Mon, 06 May 2013 22:13:50 +0000 Austin Ramsey 31475 at http://wkms.org Illinois State University Moving Closer to Hiring a New President Dunn Finalist for Illinois State University Presidency http://wkms.org/post/dunn-finalist-illinois-state-university-presidency <p>Murray State University President Randy Dunn is among four finalists for Illinois State University's Presidency. Dunn was <a href="http://wkms.org/post/msu-president-finalist-youngstown-state">named as a finalist</a> for Ohio's Youngstown State University yesterday. Dunn has been searching for a new job consistently for the last year in anticipation of the Board of Regents not renewing his contract. MSU's board of regents <a href="http://wkms.org/post/msu-regents-vote-down-contract-extension-dunn-faculty-regent-jack-rose-resigns">voted 7 to 4 against renewing Dunn's contract</a> on March 15th. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:20:28 +0000 Chad Lampe 30691 at http://wkms.org Dunn Finalist for Illinois State University Presidency Kentucky Attorney General Opinion: MSU Board of Regents Violated KY Open Meetings Law http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-attorney-general-opinion-msu-board-regents-violated-ky-open-meetings-law <p>Kentucky’s Attorney General says the Murray State Board of Regents violated Kentucky’s open meetings law when a quorum of the board attended a social gathering at the home of Regent Sharon Green on March 14<sup>th</sup>. Lexington Attorney Jim Deckard sought the opinion after board Chairman Constantine Curris, through an attorney, denied allegations of an illegal meeting.</p><p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:29:11 +0000 Chad Lampe 30690 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Attorney General Opinion: MSU Board of Regents Violated KY Open Meetings Law Dunn Challenges Ad Hoc Contract Review Committee Draft Report http://wkms.org/post/dunn-challenges-ad-hoc-contract-review-committee-draft-report <p>Murray State University President Randy Dunn, in an open forum Tuesday, presented counterpoints to a report used to assess university progress during his time as president. &nbsp;On April 2<sup>nd</sup> &nbsp;Board of Regents Chairman Constantine Curris defended that same report to a group of faculty and staff. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 15:01:11 +0000 Chad Lampe 30686 at http://wkms.org Dunn Challenges Ad Hoc Contract Review Committee Draft Report MSU President Finalist at Youngstown State http://wkms.org/post/msu-president-finalist-youngstown-state <p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.vindy.com/news/2013/apr/16/ri-ky-pa-candidates-finalists-ysu-president/?mobile">An Ohio newspaper </a>reports Murray State University President Randy Dunn &nbsp;is among three finalists to be Youngstown State University’s next president. The Vindicator reports Dunn &nbsp;was among eight semifinalists interviewed this weekend. &nbsp;Dunn’s current contract at Murray State ends June 2014.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 01:01:01 +0000 Chad Lampe 30665 at http://wkms.org MSU President Finalist at Youngstown State