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The Murray State Racers are heading to Hartford, Connecticut to take on Marquette in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament.

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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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Murray State guard Ja Morant was determined to finish the job Saturday night.

With the Racers' NCAA Tournament hopes on the line, the sophomore standout came through in the second half in front of more than 10,000 fans at Ford Center.

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Murray State University has announced a new Center for Agricultural Hemp that will focus on research, education and policy in the state's growing hemp industry.

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Murray State University’s projected tuition and fees shortfall for the current fiscal year is now lower than previous estimates due to an increase in enrollment.

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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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Murray State University is moving forward with demolishing Woods Hall next year. The Board of Regents approved on Friday using $1.8 million in reserves to demolish the building and convert the location into green space.

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Food services company Sodexo is bringing name brands and variety to Murray State University in the coming months. Company representatives presented designs at a Board of Regents meeting on Friday.

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