Murray State University


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. 

Dead Week Takes Toll on College Students

Dec 2, 2014

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.

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. 

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.

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.