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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. 

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Update: This story has been updated to include information from the Friday meeting. A section has been added to the bottom.

“We’ve got to try to do some things differently. Because what we’ve been doing hasn’t been working as well as they should have," Murray State University interim President Bob Jackson said Thursday, kicking off the annual Board of Regents retreat in Wrather Auditorium.

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A former Murray State Geosciences professor is establishing an annual scholarship at the university for students preparing for careers in earth and environmental sciences.

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Murray State University has lifted its suspension on Greek Life social events. University officials outlined changes to the social event policy in a press conference on Friday following committee meetings over the summer.

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Murray State's interim president says the university has to reach the "right size" with regard to enrollment to preserve its identity. Bob Jackson is in his second week in his new role and one of his challenges is to turn around declining enrollment. At a Chamber of Commerce breakfast with business leaders in Murray on Tuesday, Jackson outlined outreach opportunities and called on the community to help.

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Murray State University’s Board of Regents have appointed Bob Jackson as Interim University President after a lengthy closed meeting Tuesday afternoon.