Board of Regents

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University's Board of Regents discussed in their December meeting interim Title IX rules, President Bob Davies' contract, Fall enrollment numbers, a preliminary budget assessment, academic overview and moving forward with plans for buildings on campus among other topics. Here are some of the highlights from the meeting:

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The Murray State University Board of Regents Finance Committee, along with most of the other Regents met Tuesday afternoon to discuss potential financial challenges in the forthcoming years at Murray State. President Bob Davies said many of the unknowns (like state appropriation and pension liability) may be answered in the upcoming legislative session, but felt the discussion couldn't wait until then. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The Murray State Board of Regents Finance Committee is holding a special meeting Tuesday afternoon to discuss financial challenges.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University's Board of Regents are praising the university's handling of the dorm explosion over the summer. 

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Murray State University is razing a residential college on campus. The Board of Regents voted on Friday to raze Springer College as early as this Spring. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University President Bob Davies said he doesn't predict a Charlottesville-like event on campus but isn't ruling out 'occurrences' in the future.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

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.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

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. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

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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