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Austin Peay University's new board of trustees has dismissed a complaint of gender discrimination in hiring.

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In a move that will transform higher education in Tennessee, Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill that overhauls the governing boards of some of the state's universities.

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Update Tuesday Afternoon:

Officials at Austin Peay State University say six nooses arranged in the colors of the rainbow were part of an art display for a class focusing on yarn and were not intended to be a political statement or hate symbol. 

Austin Peay State University to Rename Football Stadium

Apr 11, 2016
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Austin Peay State University’s Governors Stadium will soon have a new name through a partnership with Fortera Credit Union.

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Austin Peay State University banned hoverboards and other self-balancing scooters following an investigation by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Starting this fall, Austin Peay State University is offering a discounted tuition rate to students within a 250 mile radius. 

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Whether listening to public radio or walking down the street, we're surrounded by sound in our daily experience, but to sit and pay attention to a different kind of sound or to be introduced to a new sound in a familiar environment can be both calming and unnerving. On Sounds Good, Kate Lochte speaks with Michael Dickins, Gallery Director of Austin Peay State University's Trahern Gallery about an "Sound," which features artists from around the nation experimenting with sound as art in an interactive exhibit open through February 6.

The Trahern Gallery of Austin Peay State University is hosting a BFA show by designer Stephanie Camfield featuring posters and photographs titled, "Third World America." On Sounds Good, The 23-year-old Army wife speaks with Kate Lochte about her show, which Camfield dedicates "to shedding light on issues and solutions in America."

The Tennessee Promise, a state program that will cover tuition and fees for new high school graduates to attend state community and technical colleges, is set to begin in the fall of 2015, and has some 4-year institutions changing their recruitment strategies.

Two area universities are featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of 2014 “Great Colleges to Work For.” Murray State University is on the list for the fifth time and Austin Peay State University for the third.