August, 2016

​Murray State University Chief of Police attends 21st Century Policing Briefing at the White House

MURRAY, Ky. — The White House Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs invited James Herring, Murray State University’s chief of police and director of public safety and emergency management, to a briefing on 21st century [...]

Murray State University named “Best Bang for the Buck” by Washington Monthly

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has again been recognized as giving students more bang for their buck. For the third consecutive year, Washington Monthly’s 2016 College Rankings has highlighted Murray State as a best value [...]

Scheduled power outages during Fall and Thanksgiving holiday breaks

The campus community is advised that due to necessary maintenance and preventative repairs and upon the advice of our electrical consultants, a portion of the Murray State campus will be without power on Thursday, October 6, [...]

Opportunities afforded at Murray State University led alumna to a career in banking

MURRAY, Ky. — Alumna Elizabeth Frame is still reaping the benefits of Murray State University since graduating in 2008. Frame was a double major in economics and political science. She is currently the vice president, loan review manager [...]

W.K. Kellogg Foundation matches gift to the Giving Back Endowment

MURRAY, Ky. — The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has matched the gifts of Dr. Robert and Patricia Long to the Murray State University Foundation for the Giving Back Endowment in the College of Education and Human Services. [...]

Choral reunion and banquet set for October 28-29

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University’s Department of Music will be hosting a choral reunion October 28 – 29 to coincide with Homecoming 2016, which features the theme of Decades: Building Memories. Celebrating the choral traditions [...]

Dr. Bob McGaughey receives national award for volunteer service

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Bob McGaughey, retired chairman and professor of Murray State University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, was named one of 20 Volunteers of the Year (2015-16) at the national Pi Kappa Alpha [...]

Murray State University Information: Week of August 22-28

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information with recent news, notes and accomplishments at Murray State University. The Murray State University Galleries, through the Department of Art and Design in the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, [...]

New Faculty Orientation provided a comprehensive introduction to Murray State Aug. 10–11

MURRAY, Ky. — New Murray State University faculty members kicked off their first semester at New Faculty Orientation in the Curris Center Aug. 10–11. The event provided a warm welcome to the new employees and featured [...]

Foley family establishes Funds for Excellence at Murray State University

      MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University retired professor, Dr. Sally DuFord-Foley, and her husband, retired Calloway County Middle School teacher, David Foley, recently made generous initial donations of $5,000 each to establish Funds [...]