3:47 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

KSU's Decision to Drop Students for Nonpayment Prompts Broader Discussion

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Kentucky State University is dropping a quarter of its students for nonpayment.  The Lexington Herald-Leader reports some of the bills are as high as $40,000 and have lasted two years.

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4:03 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

MSU School of Agriculture: Record Enrollment, Hemp Crop Update

"It's a good time for agriculture and an even better time to be at Murray State in agriculture," says the Hutson School of Agriculture Dean Tony Brannon. He joins Kate Lochte on Sounds Good to talk about another record year of enrollment, a new high profile crop approaching harvest and a fundraising gala for The Arboretum.

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4:11 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

MSU Enrollment at All-Time High

For the second consecutive year, Murray State University has posted an all-time high enrollment.

A 1 percent increase on last fall’s number moves the Murray State enrollment figure up to an estimated 10,943 students.

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9:34 am
Wed September 4, 2013

SIU-Carbondale Enrollment Down for 9th Year in a Row

Administrators say fall enrollment at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is down for the ninth year in row, though the freshman class there is the largest in two decades.

About 17,964 students are now enrolled at the school. That's down 883 from a year ago, or nearly 5 percent. But the university says freshmen enrollment reached 2,571. 

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8:13 am
Tue October 30, 2012

MSU Enrollment Up 2 Percent

Murray State University's enrollment has risen by 2 percent to an estimated 10,832 students. Fall 2012 enrollment showed 6.5 percent growth in freshmen and an 18 percent increase in International students across the board — freshman, transfer and graduate students.

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4:46 pm
Fri September 7, 2012

Preliminary Numbers Show MSU Students Up in Fall, Down in Summer

MSU freshmen orientation 2012
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Preliminary numbers show Murray State student enrollment is up this fall, after it dipped during the summer. University officials reported to the Murray State Board of Regents today that enrollment rose four percent from last year for this fall. And first time freshman numbers were up five percent. Summer class enrollment fell nine percent from last year.

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3:52 pm
Thu May 24, 2012

Local Elementary School Closes its Doors

Webster County School District

Slaughter Elementary School closes its doors for the last time today. The Webster County School District decided to close the school as a result of dwindling enrollment and district wide fiscal concerns.

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Higher Education
4:21 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

For-Profit, Online Schools Enroll Large Number of Students

For the first time, Kentucky has released enrollment numbers for online and for-profit colleges and the results are surprising to the Council on Post-Secondary Education.

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