Bob Davies

1:07 pm
Mon July 14, 2014

Davies Begins Work as Murray State's 13th President

Listen to Bob Davies' interview with Chad Lampe during Monday's Sounds Good.

Monday marks the first day of work for new Murray State University president Bob Davies, who comes to MSU after five years in the same post at Eastern Oregon University.

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4:18 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Murray State’s Next President Says University Discussing Short, Long Term Roles with Mid-Continent

Murray State’s next president, Bob Davies, says while MSU is focusing on helping Mid-Continent University students after their school’s closure, it is also discussing its role in the future of the Mayfield facility.

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2:43 pm
Wed April 16, 2014

President-Elect Suggests Ways for Murray State to Bring in Revenue as It Faces Budget Cuts

Murray State University President-elect Bob Davies says he wants to push the university to compete for funds and look for new revenue sources as it faces budget cuts from the state.

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4:26 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

A Conversation with Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State's Next President

Coming from the West, Dr. Robert O. "Bob" Davies assumes the presidency of Murray State University this July. Dr. Davies and his sister thought of themselves as "university brats" growing up. Kate Lochte speaks with Davies about his family and his experiences interviewing for his new job, from his office at EOU.

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Higher Education
12:53 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

MSU Board Names Two Presidents Today Including Bob Davies

MSU's 12th President Tim Miller (Left) MSU's 13th President Bob Davies (Right)

The Murray State University Board of Regents named two presidents today during the Board’s quarterly meeting.

Current President Tim Miller has had “interim” listed before his title. Today, the board officially named Miller the 12th President of Murray State. A teary-eyed Miller was “completely surprised” by the announcement. 

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Higher Education
7:27 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Davies,'Board Relationships Key to Presidency'

Dr. Bob Davies
Credit Chad Lampe

It appears serendipitous that Dr. Bob Davies is a finalist for Murray State’s Presidency. Davies says his teenage daughter, who has a desire to be the Executive Director of the Kentucky Horse Park, earnestly told him that for her to achieve that goal she’d need to attend Murray State University for its pre-vet program and equine science program.

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Higher Education
9:36 am
Fri March 7, 2014

Eastern Oregon University President Bob Davies is One of Two Presidential Finalists

Murray State Presidential Candidate Robert (B0b) O. Davies  is the first to visit campus. Davies is one of two finalists for MSU's top job. A third candidate self-selected out of consideration due to health concerns. 

Davies' itinerary is at the end of this post.

The following is information from Davies' bio page at his current institution, Eastern Oregon University.

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