Murray State

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

'Gender identity' is now part of Murray State University's nondiscrimination statement. The Board of Regents voted on Friday to approve the change for the university to be more inclusive and to protect federal contracts. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

A partnership between Murray State University and West Kentucky Community and Technical College is moving forward. The MSU Board of Regents approved on Friday ‘Accelerate U.’ 

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Murray State University is negotiating an agreement with an urgent care center in Murray to provide health services on campus. 

Murray State Police

Murray State University Police have banned a man from campus following an interaction on May 29. Police received on Monday a copy of an order from the Logan Circuit Court that stated 50-year-old Lyle Scott Newsom of Mayfield is a diagnosed Paranoid Schizophrenic who is no longer taking his medication and is obsessed with guns.

Courtesy of the Marshall County Republican Party

The president of the National Rifle Association is the featured speaker for a Republican rally in west Kentucky the night before an annual political picnic in the region. 

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University President Bob Davies is implementing a commission to conduct a deep analysis this summer of the university’s enrollment strategies and policies. MSU’s Board of Regents discussed enrollment trends and projections in a special meeting on Tuesday.

SIU

The House lawmaker who represents Southern Illinois University–Carbondale is calling on SIU System President Randy Dunn to resign immediately.

Dr. Bob Davies, Murray State University

Murray State University's Spring Commencement ceremony was last weekend, in which 1,509 degrees were conferred. On Sounds Good, Matt Markgraf sits down with President Bob Davies to reflect on the ceremony. They also talk about some recent student competitions, a faculty innovation initiative, the tuition and fees increase, a partnership with WKCTC and more.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The Murray State University Board of Regents has authorized a 3% increase in tuition and mandatory fees for the next academic year. The board voted on the increase and approved other rates in a special meeting on Friday. Student Regent Tori Wood voted against the rate increases.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Murray State University is suspending all greek social activities until a review of the Greek Social Event policy is complete.

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