Murray State University's Board of Regents Student member Jeremiah Johnson is defending his vote to not renew President Randy Dunn’s contract. Johnson's vote was not based in any official position of the Student Government Association.
Full interview with Board Chair Constantine Curris following the vote not to extend President Dunn's contract
Murray State’s Board of Regents has voted 7 to 4 against extending President Randy Dunn’s contract. The decision comes despite the letters of support for Dunn from the school’s faculty senate and staff congress, as well as 27 west Kentucky school superintendents.
A Murray State Board of Regents Ad Hoc committee will gather data under four headings to review President Randy Dunn’s contract. Board Chairman Dr. Constantine Curris met with Vice-Chair Marilyn Buchanon, and Finance Committee Chair Stephen Williams in Louisville today.
The Murray State University Board of Regents’ Ad-hoc Presidential Contract Review Committee will now meet in open session next week. Coordinator of Board Relations Jill Hunt confirms the committee will meet Wednesday afternoon at Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky.
Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn won’t be Florida’s next Education Commissioner. The Florida Board of Education unanimously chose another finalist, Indiana Superintendent Tony Bennett, during their meeting today.
Murray State’s Board of Regents Chairman Constantine Curris says the board must collectively respond to a MSU faculty Senate resolution supporting President Randy Dunn and asking for the board to take action on Dunn’s contract.
Murray State’s Board of Regents is meeting at Miller Golf Course today for a special planning session and work retreat. The board holds its quarterly meeting tomorrow on campus. On the agenda for tomorrow’s meeting: a spotlight on the men’s basketball team from coach Steve Prohm, and an update on the State Endowment Match Program.
The Murray State Board of Regents meets in quarterly session today. The regents will get an update on the university’s work towards the Council on Postsecondary Education’s Stronger By Degrees agenda and consider naming proposals for the Regional Business and Innovation Center.
Tuition at Murray State will increase by 4% for the next academic year. The increase amounts to around $130 per semester. The MSU Board of Regents voted against the administration's 3% recommendation. President Randy Dunn says the impetus behind his suggestion was to keep cost low for students while the university looks for ways to rethink financial planning with declining state support. The board voted to up tuition by an additional percentage point to lessen the impact on the university's reserves.