MSU Presidential Lecture

Commentary
12:35 pm
Thu February 26, 2015

Notes from a Political Junkie: You CAN Go Home Again

Chuck Todd at Murray State
Credit Chad Lampe, WKMS

Murray State welcomed NBC News' Chuck Todd to campus Tuesday for their Presidential Lecture Series, sponsored by the President's Office, Student Government Association and the MSU Foundation. Commentator and Murray State History Professor Dr. Brian Clardy reflects on the annual series and his formative years as a "political junkie" attending University of Tennesee at Martin.

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Politics
7:09 pm
Tue February 24, 2015

Chuck Todd: Rand Paul a 'Tier 1' 2016 Candidate; Ky. Dems Not Aligned with National Party

Chuck Todd spoke to reporters Tuesday in Pogue Library's Breathitt Room.
Credit John Null/WKMS

NBC News political director and host of "Meet the Press" Chuck Todd says Kentucky U.S. Senator Rand Paul will be a formidable candidate for president should he decide to seek the Republican nomination next year.

Todd spoke Tuesday on the campus of Murray State University before he delivered the school's 2015 presidential lecture. He said he thinks Paul could overcome a deep divide with his own party over issues like foreign policy and prognosticators should underrate Paul’s chances "at their own peril."

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Education
11:23 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

Bill Nye Delivers MSU Presidential Lecture Ahead of Creation Debate

Science educator and television host Bill Nye will head to northern Kentucky Tuesday for his much-publicized debate with Creation Museum president Ken Ham. But the star of  “Bill Nye the Science Guy” first stopped at Murray State University Monday night to deliver this year’s Presidential Lecture.

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Education
3:46 pm
Tue January 8, 2013

Spike Lee is MSU's Next Presidential Lecturer

Credit Agência Brasil, Wikimedia Commons

Writer and director Spike Lee is Murray State University's 2013 Presidential Lecturer. Lee’s lecture is called “An Evening with Spike Lee: America Through My Lens.”

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