Bob Davies

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies recently held a campus town hall in which he described the university as becoming 'privatized.' Matt Markgraf sits down with Davies on Sounds Good to unpack this term and other aspects of the town hall, including outsourcing and tuition. They also discuss recent faculty and staff achievements, business partnerships, an upcoming distinguished alumni event and more.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

The Murray State University Racers Men's Basketball team is in San Diego preparing for the NCAA game on Friday. President Bob Davies is also in San Diego representing the university. This week, Matt Markgraf spoke with Davies about the trip, plans to rebuild Richmond Residential College, how the university is working to address budget pressures and a scholarship to honor a victim of the Marshall County High School shooting.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Each month, Matt Markgraf sits down on Sounds Good with Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies to discuss the latest goings-on at the university. This month: recent campus community accomplishments, lobbying efforts in Frankfort and more.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Another semester is in the books at Murray State University. As we look ahead to 2018, Matt Markgraf speaks with President Bob Davies, reflecting on the Fall semester and efforts underway in the upcoming year. They recap the commencement ceremony last weekend, discuss a recent student engagement survey, describe 'aggressive' enrollment efforts and partnerships in Europe... and some New Years resolutions.

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 is bracing for “a difficult legislative session” next year that could see another decline in state appropriation to higher education. In a ‘State of the University’ Address on Tuesday President Bob Davies touted recent successes and described ongoing pressures.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State University is gearing up for autumn Homecoming celebrations. Matt Markgraf speaks with President Bob Davies on Sounds Good about some of the highlights, planning for proposed pension reform and budgetary pressures, a recent lecture on diversity, health services considerations and faculty accomplishments.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University’s president said Governor Matt Bevin’s call to reduce more than 17% of the state budget this year doesn’t have a direct impact on the state’s public colleges and universities, but higher ed officials are bracing for an 'indirect' cut of more than $7 million dollars.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University President Bob Davies said he hopes for a bipartisan Congressional effort to find a long-term solution for DACA recipients working towards university degrees and contributing to society.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Another academic year at Murray State University is underway. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with President Bob Davies about his outlook for the semester and the freshmen class, enrollment numbers, how university presidents are addressing the public pension issue, infrastructure needs and health services.

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