Murray State

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University’s president said Governor Matt Bevin’s call to reduce more than 17% of the state budget this year doesn’t have a direct impact on the state’s public colleges and universities, but higher ed officials are bracing for an 'indirect' cut of more than $7 million dollars.

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A Murray State University student is heading to Florida to assist people impacted by Hurricane Irma. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University President Bob Davies said he hopes for a bipartisan Congressional effort to find a long-term solution for DACA recipients working towards university degrees and contributing to society.

Murray State Rodeo Team via Facebook

The Murray State University Rodeo Team says student saddles have been stolen from trailers. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

U.S. Congressman James Comer is holding a town hall meeting on September 20 at Murray State University. 

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Another academic year at Murray State University is underway. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with President Bob Davies about his outlook for the semester and the freshmen class, enrollment numbers, how university presidents are addressing the public pension issue, infrastructure needs and health services.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University's Board of Regents are praising the university's handling of the dorm explosion over the summer. 

via Murray State University

Murray State University is razing a residential college on campus. The Board of Regents voted on Friday to raze Springer College as early as this Spring. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University President Bob Davies said he doesn't predict a Charlottesville-like event on campus but isn't ruling out 'occurrences' in the future.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University began its 2017 hemp harvest with the roar of a combine on Wednesday afternoon at the West Farm. A study is also underway at the university testing hemp as feed for poultry and its effects on broilers and egg-laying hens.