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Murray State's 2017 Presidential Lecture centered on the theme "We have a dream. Are we living it?" with personal experience and insight from three alumni discussing diversity efforts in higher education.

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The Murray State Racers men’s basketball team advances to the Ohio Valley Conference Tournament semifinals on Friday for the first time in two years. 

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In a two-part conversation on Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with Murray State President Dr. Bob Davies, recapping some of the takeaways from the Board of Regents meeting last Friday. In the first part, they discuss the status of free speech on college and university campuses and Davies thoughts on free speech at Murray State. They also talk about the budget planning process for the next fiscal year and how the university is navigating a budget reduction of $4.5 million as it relates to enrollment and tuition. In the second part, they discuss the experiential learning EDGE Center, the Center for International Business and Trade in Paducah and why this year's Presidential Lecture has a focus on diversity in higher education. 

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Murray State University’s chief of police says when guns become commonplace on campus, the idea of who is the ‘good guy’ and ‘bad guy’ can present confusion for officers. 

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Murray State University's Board of Regents Chair says he 'feels good' about the MSU board in response to the 'governor board bill' making its way through the legislature. 

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Update/Clarification: Murray State officials said Monday the university is predicting a decline in net tuition and fees this fiscal year, which the university plans to mitigate in the next fiscal year budget. The story has been updated to reflect this detail.

Murray State University is predicting a $4.5 million decline in net tuition and fees in fiscal year 2017, which officials hope to mitigate in the next budget. 

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Murray State University's Board of Regents are considering options to reform or outsource healthcare and mental health services for students, faculty and staff. The board discussed recommendations from consulting group Hodgkins Beckley on Friday. 

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The Murray State University rifle team will compete in a national championship this March. 

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Students across Kentucky meet this month at Murray State University to take part in an effort to to close the financial gap between low-income youth and their well-off peers.

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Murray State University students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members are coordinating an effort to host Rokerthon 3: Storming Into The Madness

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