Murray State University

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.

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

Murray State Named "Veteran-Friendly" School

Sep 23, 2014
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Murray State University stands as one of the most veteran-friendly schools in the country, according to a national survey.

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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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Students and faculty that held a Ferguson demonstration at Murray State University two weeks ago organized another demonstration yesterday, prompted by aggressive and derogatory comments on social media regarding the original demonstration.

Murray State University's 13th President Dr. Bob Davies visits the WKMS studios for the first of a series of monthly conversations on the state of the university. 

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In a peaceful rally at MSU today, a group of Murray State students and staff wanted to raise awareness of ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.

Murray State University’s Board of Regents has endorsed the expansion of a dual enrollment program for high school students in and around Murray. The Thoroughbred Academy currently operates at MSU’s Hopkinsville regional campus. The academy offers courses to high school seniors to obtain both high school and college credit. The board’s move allows MSU officials to expand the program to MSU’s Murray campus.  The program boosts MSU’s enrollment and also allows high school graduates to enter college with a number of courses completed toward graduation.

MSU Ranked as One of Nation's Most Affordable Schools

Aug 26, 2014

Murray State University has taken a top spot in a national publication’s list of most affordable schools.

Washington Monthly’s tenth annual College Guide considers a campus’s graduation rate, percent of applications approved, student loan default rates and other factors.

The Guide’s “Best Bang for the Buck” rankings placed MSU at 17th among all colleges in the U.S.