Randy Dunn

11:59 am
Wed October 10, 2012

Dr. Dunn to Make State of the University Address Today

Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn will address the campus today for his 2012 State of the University. Dunn's remarks will focus on what he calls “The Three Prongs of Murray State University's Future.” How involved Dunn will be in that future is uncertain at this point; the president just returned from an on-campus interview for the top position at Missouri State University in Springfield. The address takes place in the Wrather Museum Auditorium at 3 pm.

4:23 pm
Mon October 8, 2012

Dr. Dunn Speaks at Open Forum During Interview for Missouri State Presidency

MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn

Murray State University President Dr. Randy Dunn is making a case to be hired in the same post at Missouri State University in Springfield this week. Dunn is a finalist for the post and spoke at an open forum today. Among other topics, Dunn presented his approach to outreach for the university which was formerly called Southwest Missouri State University. He says,

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Front Page Episodes
12:36 pm
Mon September 3, 2012

Front Page Sunday 9/2

A CEO of a large in employer in Murray is stepping aside and that leaves some uncertainty for hundreds of workers in our region. We also learn about decisions people over the age of 65 are making that impacts an area healthcare provider. Also, we’ll also get an overview of the ongoing debate over the benefits and risks of raw milk, and find out just how significant minor league baseball once was in our region.  Then, we resume our monthly conversations with Murray State President Dr. Randy Dunn and preview this week’s offering at Paducah’s Maiden Alley Cinema.

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4:43 pm
Wed August 8, 2012

Lowry Receives MSU Degree After 51 Years

Billy Ted Lowry (left) and Dr. Randy Dunn

It's taken 51 years for an area man to receive his college degree but as Angela Hatton reports 74-year-old Billy Ted Lowry felt it was the right time to graduate. 

A small crowd gathered in Murray State University President Randy Dunn’s office to see Lowry receive his diploma.

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Morning Cram
9:41 am
Mon June 4, 2012

the morning cram [we don't need no water edition]


Nothing says summertime like the smell of a campfire.

NPR reports on the science behind the three ingredients of the perfect summer campfire

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Higher Education
9:04 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Murray State's Ordway Hall is Safe...For Now

A historic building on Murray State’s campus slated for demolition is safe for now. 

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Higher Education
4:33 pm
Fri June 1, 2012

MSU Board of Regents Takes No Action on President Dunn's Contract

Murray State’s Board of Regents took no action on President Randy Dunn’s contract at it's quarterly meeting on Friday.

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9:11 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Groundbreaking For New MSU Paducah Campus

Murray State University breaks ground for its new Paducah campus today.  MSU President Dr. Randy Dunn and area dignitaries will be on hand for this afternoon’s ceremony at 3:30 at the Barkley Woods property.  

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3:08 pm
Fri April 27, 2012

MSU Board of Regents Sets Tuition

Tuition at Murray State will increase by 4% for the next academic year. The increase amounts to around $130 per semester. The MSU Board of Regents voted against the administration's 3% recommendation. President Randy Dunn says the impetus behind his suggestion was to keep cost low for students while the university looks for ways to rethink financial planning with declining state support. The board voted to up tuition by an additional percentage point to lessen the impact on the university's reserves.

MSU President Evaluation
7:51 am
Mon March 5, 2012

Dunn’s Evaluation Still Ongoing

Murray State University President Dr. Randy Dunn’s five-year performance evaluation will likely be completed by the board of regents’ June meeting. Board Chairman Dr. Constantine Curris says this is the first comprehensive review of any President in the history of the University. He says a new policy the board adopted requires the evaluation after five years with the University. It entails meetings with various university stakeholders including faculty, staff, students and community leaders. The evaluation process has been ongoing since the board’s August meeting.