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Murray State University President Bob Jackson is reallocating funds for his presidential investiture into need-based scholarships.

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Governor Matt Bevin signed last week a pension relief bill for regional universities and quasi-state agencies, following a special legislative session. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf sat down with Murray State President Bob Jackson to unpack what this new law means for the university and the next steps over the months ahead.

Watch: President Bob Jackson testified before the Senate State and Local Government Committee prior to the bill's passage.

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With spring semester coming to a close, Matt Markgraf sat down this week on Sounds Good with Murray State University President Bob Jackson to talk about commencement, fall enrollment, construction projects underway and they unpack how the proposed pension relief bill would affect the university and the possible roadmap moving forward.

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Murray State President Bob Jackson said Ja Morant and the Racers’ basketball run this year is worth about $250 million from a media standpoint.

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“We can’t keep cutting ourselves and expecting great things to happen,” said Murray State University’s new President Bob Jackson at a budget and tuition forum on Thursday. 

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The Murray State Racers are Ohio Valley Conference champions, heading to the NCAA for the 17th time; the university has a new president and athletic director, preliminary enrollment numbers for spring are in and budget planning is underway for the next fiscal year. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf speaks with the university’s 14th president Dr. Bob Jackson about these topics, as well as what makes Murray State a “disruptor” with regard to standing out from other higher ed institutions and his thoughts on this year’s legislative session. 

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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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Interim President Bob Jackson sat down with WKMS Station Manager Chad Lampe to discuss a multitude of topics impacting the university from pensions, a search for the athletic director and dining services.

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Murray State University is celebrating December 2018 Commencement Saturday in the CFSB Center. The combined undergraduate and graduate ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

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Murray State University is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the oldest building on campus.

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