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Murray State University’s Board of Regents approved on Friday a 'balanced' budget for the next academic year, shifting $7.3 million dollars. They also formally approved Mark Arant as Provost and VP of Academic Affairs, changes to academic programs and numerous other matters. Board Chair Stephen Williams also weighed in on the recent 'scathing' University of Louisville Foundation audit.

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Murray State University’s Board of Regents are expected to vote Friday on the budget for the next academic year. The budget is expected to balance a $4.5 million decline this year and address $1.8 million in fixed cost increases. 

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The Murray State University Board of Regents will authorize tuition and mandatory fee rates and housing and dining rates for the next academic year in a special meeting on Friday. 

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Governor Matt Bevin appointed Ronald Banks to the Kentucky State University Board of Regents today (Monday).

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Murray State University's Board of Regents Chair says he 'feels good' about the MSU board in response to the 'governor board bill' making its way through the legislature. 

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Murray State University President Bob Davies kicked off the Friday Board of Regents meeting with the quote, "The hope of democracy depends on the diffusion of knowledge," which is carved above the grand doors of Pogue Library, where the meetings are held. 

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Update/Clarification: Murray State officials said Monday the university is predicting a decline in net tuition and fees this fiscal year, which the university plans to mitigate in the next fiscal year budget. The story has been updated to reflect this detail.

Murray State University is predicting a $4.5 million decline in net tuition and fees in fiscal year 2017, which officials hope to mitigate in the next budget. 

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Murray State University's Board of Regents are considering options to reform or outsource healthcare and mental health services for students, faculty and staff. The board discussed recommendations from consulting group Hodgkins Beckley on Friday. 

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The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill to set guidelines for the governor to follow in removing board members at public universities. 

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A state Senate committee has advanced a bill that would give the governor of Kentucky broad powers to reorganize university boards or remove board members if he or she believes there’s cause to do so.

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