Murray State

Murray State University Athletics has announced several hires and promotions to the Football staff. Coach Mitch Stewart promoted three staff members and hired seven, including a graduate assistant. 

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Murray State University's Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management is leaving the Racers for the Mustangs. Fred Dietz is taking the role of Vice President for Enrollment Management at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.


  Murray State University is proposing a new graduate tuition and fee model for the upcoming academic year.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies recently held a campus town hall in which he described the university as becoming 'privatized.' Matt Markgraf sits down with Davies on Sounds Good to unpack this term and other aspects of the town hall, including outsourcing and tuition. They also discuss recent faculty and staff achievements, business partnerships, an upcoming distinguished alumni event and more.

Taylor Inman

Murray State students and faculty offered opinions Wednesday on the restoration of the dorm that was destroyed in a gas explosion last summer.


  Murray State president Dr. Bob Davies said the current Senate budget will approach a $12 million impact to the university.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State's men's basketball NCAA run ended in the first round of the tournament on Friday in San Diego. No. 5 seed West Virginia overwhelmed 12th-seeded Murray State 85-68 in the first round of the East Region. 

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

The Murray State University Racers Men's Basketball team is in San Diego preparing for the NCAA game on Friday. President Bob Davies is also in San Diego representing the university. This week, Matt Markgraf spoke with Davies about the trip, plans to rebuild Richmond Residential College, how the university is working to address budget pressures and a scholarship to honor a victim of the Marshall County High School shooting.

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The Murray State University men’s basketball team will head to San Diego, California, to take on the West Virginia Mountaineers on Friday in the 2018 NCAA Tournament.

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Murray State University faces a $7.2 million budget shortfall this fiscal year. Vice President for Finance and Administration Jackie Dudley shared the numbers at a Board of Regents meeting on Friday.