Board of Regents

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Update: This story has been updated to include information from the Friday meeting. A section has been added to the bottom.

“We’ve got to try to do some things differently. Because what we’ve been doing hasn’t been working as well as they should have," Murray State University interim President Bob Jackson said Thursday, kicking off the annual Board of Regents retreat in Wrather Auditorium.

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Murray State University’s Board of Regents have appointed Bob Jackson as Interim University President after a lengthy closed meeting Tuesday afternoon.

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  Governor Matt Bevin has appointed a Germantown, Tennessee financial services industry veteran as the next member of the Murray State University Board of Regents. The appointment of Eric Fletcher Crigler  fills the final vacancy on the board. According to a release from Bevin’s office, Crigler graduated from Murray State with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics.

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Outgoing Chair of Murray State University's Board of Regents Stephen Williams said the university is in "good hands" under the newly elected Board leadership. 

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The Murray State University Board of Regents approved on Friday the budget for 2018-19 fiscal year. Among other items, the board approved 2017-18 Academic Curriculum Changes and authorized moving forward with outsourcing dining services.

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'Gender identity' is now part of Murray State University's nondiscrimination statement. The Board of Regents voted on Friday to approve the change for the university to be more inclusive and to protect federal contracts. 

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A partnership between Murray State University and West Kentucky Community and Technical College is moving forward. The MSU Board of Regents approved on Friday ‘Accelerate U.’ 

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Murray State University is negotiating an agreement with an urgent care center in Murray to provide health services on campus. 

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Murray State University President Bob Davies is implementing a commission to conduct a deep analysis this summer of the university’s enrollment strategies and policies. MSU’s Board of Regents discussed enrollment trends and projections in a special meeting on Tuesday.

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The Murray State University Board of Regents has authorized a 3% increase in tuition and mandatory fees for the next academic year. The board voted on the increase and approved other rates in a special meeting on Friday. Student Regent Tori Wood voted against the rate increases.