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Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The Murray State Board of Regents Finance Committee is holding a special meeting Tuesday afternoon to discuss financial challenges.

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Ernest P. Worrell has gone to camp, jail and Africa, but the actor who played the beloved character never attended Murray State, contrary to a widespread Internet rumor. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University is bracing for “a difficult legislative session” next year that could see another decline in state appropriation to higher education. In a ‘State of the University’ Address on Tuesday President Bob Davies touted recent successes and described ongoing pressures.

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A Murray State University student died and another was injured in a vehicle collision Friday night. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University is marking the completion of a science complex 18 years in the making. Coinciding with Homecoming Weekend, the university dedicated on Friday the $35 million Engineering and Physics Building, as part of the Gene Wells Ray Science Campus. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University’s men’s basketball team is projected in the Ohio Valley Conference’s preseason rankings to finish third. 

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State University is gearing up for autumn Homecoming celebrations. Matt Markgraf speaks with President Bob Davies on Sounds Good about some of the highlights, planning for proposed pension reform and budgetary pressures, a recent lecture on diversity, health services considerations and faculty accomplishments.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Renowned author and Graves County native Bobbie Ann Mason discussed drawing from regional history in her stories to a packed audience Tuesday night at Murray State University. Mason was the featured speaker for the history department's inaugural Easley Lecture Series. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University is considering outsourcing health services to address budget pressures, but many details about how it would operate remain unknown. Officials fielded a range of questions in a forum on Thursday from whether current health services staff would be affected to how - and how much - students, faculty and staff would pay for services. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

U.S. News and World Report ranks Murray State among the top universities in the South in their 2018 Best Colleges Rankings.

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