Murray State University

Education
11:46 am
Wed December 17, 2014

MSU President Talks Tobacco Ban, University Marketing Shifts

Murray State University President Bob Davies.

Murray State University President Bob Davies stopped by WKMS to discuss topics ranging from a long-discussed tobacco ban to the school’s overall marketing approach.

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Education
3:08 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Murray State Receives Discrepancy-Free Reaccreditation Report

Credit nse.org

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges says it has reaffirmed Murray State University’s accreditation without any recommendations.

The announcement was made at SACSCOC’ annual meeting this week.

SACSCOC is the regional body for accrediting higher education institutions in the South which need to be reaccredited every 10 years. 

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Education
2:25 pm
Tue December 2, 2014

Dead Week Takes Toll on College Students

With just two weeks to go before the semester ends for most universities in our region, students are preparing for final exams. However, in order to get there, they’ll first have to power through what’s known as dead week.

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Crime
3:41 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Paducah Man Faces Felony Charges of Terrorism Threats Against MSU

Credit Kentucky State Police

A Paducah man faces felony charges after making violent threats towards law enforcement and personnel at Murray State University. 

Naysan Khadem, 23, of Paducah was arrested Friday evening by Kentucky State Police following an arrest warrant from the Christian County Attorney. 

He has been charged with one count of 2nd Degree Terroristic Threatening, a felony, and one count of 3rd degree Terroristic Threatening, a misdemeanor. 

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Education
3:49 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

MSU President Donates 117k to University

Dr. Bob, Katie, and Cindy Davies
Credit Murray State University

Murray State University president Bob Davies’ family has given $117,000 to the university to support scholarships, academic enhancements, and other student needs.

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Education
2:15 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

MSU President Bob Davies Weighs in on Campus Projects, Enrollment and Potential Tobacco Ban

MSU President Bob Davies speaks with WKMS News Director Chad Lampe about the state of affairs on campus.

Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies stopped by for a Sounds Good discussion that ranged from ongoing construction projects to MSU enrollment and a potential campus-wide tobacco ban. Here's a quick snapshot of the conversation:

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Education
12:52 pm
Mon September 29, 2014

MSU Joins Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus Program

Credit kyproud.com

Murray State University will become the eighth of Kentucky’s higher education institutions to join the Farm to Campus program.

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Education
4:11 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Murray State Chief Facilities Officer to Leave In Midst of Major Projects

Murray State is losing its chief facilities officer as it embarks on three major construction projects.

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Education
2:03 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Murray State Named "Veteran-Friendly" School

Murray State University stands as one of the most veteran-friendly schools in the country, according to a national survey.

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Education
3:54 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

MSU Professor Awarded $459,000 Grant to Examine Salamander Predation

Credit Murray State University

A Murray State biology professor and his Georgia counterpart will use a nearly a half of a million dollar grant to examine the predator ecology of salamanders over the next five years.  

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