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Murray State University and local partners are establishing a regional hub to serve, attract and cultivate innovative entrepreneurs and startup businesses in the west Kentucky region.

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Civil lawsuits are ‘likely’ to come in the case involving an off-campus fraternity house death at Murray State University earlier this year. 

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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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The next Murray State president should have roots with the university and should understand the region. That was the general consensus from faculty, staff and community leaders at an open forum on Monday of the recently-formed presidential search committee.

Murray State University / Bob Jackson

Murray State University interim president Bob Jackson recently discussed with WKMS News Director Matt Markgraf on Sounds Good efforts to boost enrollment (2018-19 enrollment is 9,466 students) - including the military discount initiative and the Road Scholars Program, engaging young alumni, a new dining services partnership with Sodexo and the upcoming legislative session.


Murray State University says it is offering tuition discounts for military students allowing them to earn their college degrees at little or no out-of-pocket cost.

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The Murray State University Board of Regents Subcommittee on Dining Services approved on Monday moving forward with a contract for outsourcing campus dining.

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Thursday Update: Murray State University officials say 26-year-old MSU student Reyon Nathan Williams is charged with first-degree rape and second-degree unlawful imprisonment. Williams was placed under a $100,000 bond and is lodged in the Calloway County Jail. Murray State Police are working with other law enforcement partners to process evidence in this case. 

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Murray State University’s Board of Regents is considering a resolution expressing concerns about performance funding. Officials agreed at a recent meeting that the metrics are stacked against the state’s smaller public universities.

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A Murray State University student died in a car accident over the weekend.