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Murray State University's Board of Regents approved a budget for the next fiscal year and a multitude of other initiatives in a lengthy meeting and packed agenda on Friday as the current year comes to a close.

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Former Hopkinsville Mayor Dan Kemp will serve as the next chair of the Murray State University Board of Regents. Regent Kemp was elected to the position in a board meeting on Friday. 

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The Murray State Board of Regents has approved interim president Bob Jackson as the university’s 14th president. Regents voted on Friday nine to two.

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The search committee for Murray State University’s next president formally met for the first time on Friday to discuss their process and timeline.

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The committee in charge of searching for the next Murray State University president is moving forward with a process that will not include an outside search firm. The Board of Regents vote of seven to four on Friday followed an intense debate. 

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The 2018 calendar year is coming to a close, and Murray State University officials are already working on the next fiscal year’s budget and are making proposals for fiscal year 2020.

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Murray State’s Board of Regents met Friday to discuss several topics, but one issue was at the center of nearly all agenda items: how to boost enrollment.

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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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