Murray State University

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Update: We've added the full conversation with Dr. Renae Duncan about this program, which aired on Sounds Good.  

Murray State University is the first academic institution in Kentucky to become a Peace Corps Prep partner school. The program is a field of study designed to help students develop competencies that the volunteer service organization looks for in applicants.

Brent Norsworthy, Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business, Murray State University

Murray State University’s Department of Accounting has been recognized as one of the top accounting departments by the Social Science Research Network. According to the network, the department ranks 34th among the top 400 accounting departments worldwide.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University president Bob Davies is providing further details of cutbacks at the school in response to state funding cuts and decreased enrollment.

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Murray State University will no longer sponsor its men’s tennis program, as part of the school’s response to state budget cuts.

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In a specially-called meeting, the Murray State University Board of Regents on Friday approved a 4.5 percent tuition and mandatory fee increase, in reaction state funding cuts.

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A Murray State alumnus has gifted a dozen of his paintings to the university for display on campus.

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Former Murray State and Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer is being inducted into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame.  

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State University president Bob Davies is further illuminating proposed cutbacks. The school is faced with after a 4.5 percent state funding cut over the next two years that was approved by the Kentucky General Assembly.

Davies talks budget woes, university business and more on Sounds Good with Todd Hatton.

Rob Canning, WKMS

Faced with a 4.5% reduction in state funding, Murray State University officials are considering a set of proposals to raise tuition while reducing budgets.

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Dr. James Duane Bolin has written his "Home and Away" column for newspapers across Kentucky for over a decade.  They recount his travels throughout Kentucky and the United States, as well as his journeys in family, social, and academic life.

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