Murray State

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.


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


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

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

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.

Max Crofton

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


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