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Murray State University will confer a total of 1,509 pending degrees in two commencement ceremonies this Saturday. 

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Murray State University president Bob Davies sent a letter of condolences Thursday regarding the deaths of two employees: Michael Whitlow and Dr. Ray Conklin.

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Budget recommendations for "a year that's more difficult than normal," as Murray State University Regent Dan Kemp described it, was presented in summary form during a special meeting of the Board’s Finance Committee on Tuesday. Kemp chairs the committee that brought forth, for discussion purposes, budget proposals for the next fiscal year. Recommendations won't be officially adopted until board approval at the June meeting.

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Murray State University professor of music Ray Conklin died Tuesday morning.

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  The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education is limiting tuition increases for undergraduate students at state universities beginning this summer.

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Murray State University Athletics has announced several hires and promotions to the Football staff. Coach Mitch Stewart promoted three staff members and hired seven, including a graduate assistant. 

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Murray State University's Associate Vice President of Enrollment Management is leaving the Racers for the Mustangs. Fred Dietz is taking the role of Vice President for Enrollment Management at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas.

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  Murray State University is proposing a new graduate tuition and fee model for the upcoming academic year.

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Murray State University President Dr. Bob Davies recently held a campus town hall in which he described the university as becoming 'privatized.' Matt Markgraf sits down with Davies on Sounds Good to unpack this term and other aspects of the town hall, including outsourcing and tuition. They also discuss recent faculty and staff achievements, business partnerships, an upcoming distinguished alumni event and more.

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Murray State students and faculty offered opinions Wednesday on the restoration of the dorm that was destroyed in a gas explosion last summer.

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