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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 University bass anglers team won the Fishing League Worldwide College Fishing National Championship on Thursday in Maryland.


Rising Juniors Blake Albertson and Adam Puckett caught a total 51 pounds and three ounces of fish on the Potomac River by the end of the three-day championship.


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Murray State University is gathering feedback for a new branding and marketing concept to assist with enrollment and retention.

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Murray State officials on Wednesday ceremonially introduced five foundational partners that have made major contributions to the new Hutson School of Agriculture Center for Agricultural Hemp.  

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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 University is partnering with Primary Care Medical Center in Murray to offer campus health services. 

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Murray State’s Board of Regents has authorized a 1% increase to undergraduate tuition and fees next academic year. Graduate and doctoral rates will not change. Regents also approved on Friday fee changes to housing, dining and other areas.

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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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Ja Morant dazzled for a half, but the star point guard and 12th-seeded Murray State got run out of the NCAA Tournament by Florida State.