Murray State

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The search committee for Murray State University's next athletic director is getting ready for the first round of interviews. 

Dave Winder / Murray State Athletics

Murray State University men’s basketball player Anthony Smith, a senior, is sidelined for the rest of the 2018-19 season after suffering an ankle injury.

A Murray State University Football player was released from the team this weekend after being taken into custody on drug charges. 

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Murray State students have high expectations for the next university president. More than 70 students attended a frank and hopeful discussion Wednesday afternoon on a wide range of issues with the Presidential Search Committee.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

Murray State University students will weigh in on Wednesday on qualities they want to see in their next president. 

Courtesy of Chris Wooldridge

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. 

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

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.

Matt Markgraf / WKMS

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.