Education

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

The Spring semester is coming to a close at Murray State University and work is underway on establishing the next academic year. The Board of Regents recently approved an increase in tuition and fees for 2017-18. A tighter budget for the next year is also in its final weeks of crafting. MSU announced a Provost and VP for Academic Affairs and is considering changing athletics conferences. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with President Dr. Bob Davies about these things and more.

Facebook, University of Louisville

The University of Louisville's interim president says steps are underway to bolster oversight of the athletics department, which came under attack from a high-profile trustee. Interim President Greg Postel said Wednesday his actions weren't spurred by criticism from pizza magnate John Schnatter, who is a UofL trustee.

CHRONICAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Western Kentucky University is asking a court to put its lawsuit against the student newspaper on hold.  WKU is suing the College Heights Herald over an open records request into the school’s sexual misconduct investigations. 

Northeastern State University

  Murray State University has selected Dr. Mark Arant to serve as its next Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.  

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Eastern Kentucky University’s Board of Regents has approved tuition, meal plan, and residence hall rates for the fall semester. The EKU board voted Monday to increase undergraduate resident tuition by 5 percent.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University Board of Regents have authorized an increase in tuition, housing and dining rates for next academic year. The Board of Regents approved in a special meeting on Friday to increase tuition by 5%, housing by 4% and dining by 3%. 

Western Kentucky University, Facebook

Western Kentucky University's Student Government Association has passed a resolution calling for free tuition for black students as reparations for slavery.

via KENTUCKY EDUCATION, WORKFORCE AND DEVELOPMENT CABINET'S FACEBOOK PAGE

Three educational projects in far western Kentucky are still being considered in the second round of Work Ready Skills Initiative funding.

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. 

kctcs.edu

Officials are seeking qualified candidates to serve on boards that oversee colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

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