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Murray State University sophomore John Lollar has quickly become a social media celebrity due to his high leg kick while pitching for the school's baseball team.

ASSE Murray State University Student Section, Facebook

Full-time Murray State students will see a 3 percent tuition hike next semester if a proposal by President Bob Davies passes the Board of Regents.


Murray State University plans to be better prepared this winter to prevent another campus-wide power outage that caused hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage last year.

MSU’s contract with the TVA requires the university to power down during times of high demand in return for a price discount.

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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.

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. 

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

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:

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