Bob Davies

Education
3:34 pm
Mon March 2, 2015

MSU President Talks Tobacco Ban, Honors College, Performance Funding System on Sounds Good

Dr. Bob Davies
Credit Dr. Bob Davies, Twitter

Murray State President Bob Davies visited the WKMS studios for the latest in a series of monthly conversations on the state of the university. He spoke with Chad Lampe on implementing MSU’s upcoming campus-wide tobacco ban, his thoughts on a performance funding for higher education institutions in Kentucky and other topics from last week’s Board of Regents meeting.

Read more
Education
3:43 pm
Fri February 27, 2015

MSU Board of Regents Approve Tuition Increase and Honors College

Credit nse.org

Murray State University's Board of Regents approved a tuition increase and the establishing of an Honors College during its quarterly meeting today. 

Read more
Education
12:21 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Murray State Prepares Backup Generators for Possible TVA Shutoff

Credit Matt Markgraf, WKMS

With what could become record cold weather on the way, Murray State University plans to avert potential power outages with its generator system.

Read more
Education
2:13 pm
Mon January 26, 2015

MSU President Bob Davies Talks State Government, Higher Education and a Campus Tobacco Ban

Murray State University President Bob Davies.

Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies stopped by WKMS for a Sounds Good discussion that ranged from MSU’s position in the state legislature to a much-discussed tobacco ban and even some Racer football. Here’s a quick look at the conversation.

Read more
Education
11:46 am
Wed December 17, 2014

MSU President Talks Tobacco Ban, University Marketing Shifts

Murray State University President Bob Davies.

Murray State University President Bob Davies stopped by WKMS to discuss topics ranging from a long-discussed tobacco ban to the school’s overall marketing approach.

Read more
Education
2:19 pm
Wed December 3, 2014

Murray State Regents To Discuss Organizational Changes

Credit ASSE Murray State University Student Section, Facebook

Murray State University’s Board of Regents will consider organizational structure changes at is quarterly meeting tomorrow.

MSU President Bob Davies has hinted at the changes in previous interviews. Davies mentioned a marketing strategy for the university that he said could prompt some changes in that area.

Read more
Education
2:51 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Bob Davies: Board of Regents will Discuss Proposed Tobacco Ban and Employee Raises

Credit murraystate.edu

Update: Audio of the interview broadcast during Sounds Good on November 24 added to post

Originally posted November 18:

Murray State University President Bob Davies says the Board of Regents has some key decisions to make at its next meeting, among them: implementing a campus-wide tobacco products ban and possible employee raises. 

Read more
Education
1:59 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Bob Davies Talks Smoking Ban, Anti-Racism Demonstrations and Ebola Preparedness on Sounds Good

Credit WKMS

Murray State University president Bob Davies stopped by the WKMS studios today for a Sounds Good conversation.

Davies spoke about the university's proposed smoking ban, recent concerns over the Ebola virus as well as the rollout of the university's strategic improvement plan. 

Read more
Education
5:00 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Bob Davies' Strategic Vision: "Murray State University is the University of Choice"

Murray State University President Bob Davies is moving forward with his strategic planning process. 

Davies presented his 2015-2022 Strategic Plan for improving the institution today at MSU's Freed Curd Auditorium.

The plan comes with the vision statement "Murray State University is the University of Choice." 

Read more
Education
3:49 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

MSU President Donates 117k to University

Dr. Bob, Katie, and Cindy Davies
Credit Murray State University

Murray State University president Bob Davies’ family has given $117,000 to the university to support scholarships, academic enhancements, and other student needs.

Read more

Pages