Murray State University

Murray State University

Murray State officials have narrowed their search down to two finalists for the next Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs.

ASSE Murray State University Student Section, Facebook

Murray State University social work students hosted a Trans Symposium at the Hopkinsville Regional Campus Thursday evening to share information about transgender issues. Mary Elaine Horn and Peggy Pittman-Munke speak with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the genesis of the symposium.

Murray State Racer Athletics, via Facebook

Murray State University’s football Homecoming is this weekend as the 2-5 Racers face Tennessee State Saturday at Roy Stewart Stadium.

Kentucky Office of the Attorney General

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear mentions Murray State University in an op-ed over the fight for higher education funding.  

A Kentucky Supreme Court judge ordered Gov. Matt Bevin to return close to $18 million to public colleges and universities last week after the democratic AG sued the governor over the funding cuts.

J. Tyler Franklin/WFPL

Republican US Senator Rand Paul makes campaign stops in western Kentucky today.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State President Bob Davies is inviting the university community to be involved in a series of surveys and forums aimed to promote a so-called ‘Marketplace of Ideas.’  

Davies sent out a letter last night saying the move for engagement comes in light of the vitriolic rhetoric and divide among issues of race, equality, social justice and personal safety in the country today.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.1 million to Murray State’s Science Department.

Ebony Clark, WKMS

Western Kentucky Singer/Songwriter Kevin Ray Brost says he never imagined his debut single would hit iTunes charts in Thailand, Norway, Germany, Botswana, and Nepal.

Murray State University

Update 9/14: All residents of Springer College have now been relocated to other residential halls on campus, according to email update to faculty and staff.

Rob Canning / WKMS

Update: Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies responds

Members of an organization labeled by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a “white nationalist hate group” were on Murray State’s campus this week recruiting members.

MSU officials say the so-called Traditionalist Workers Party is not affiliated with the university, but paid for and reserved a table in the Curris Center, a public space.

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