Program Administration


Jody Cofer RandallRandall Image
243 Blackburn Science Building

Cofer Randall serves as the Coordinator for the Office of LGBT Programming within the Murray State University Division of Student Affairs. She is a member and former co-chair of the MSU President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion. In 2013, Cofer Randall received the MSU President's Award for Diversity and Inclusion and in 2011 Cofer Randall received an MSU Staff Excellence Award. Cofer Randall serves as chair of the City of Murray Human Rights Commission and the Heartland CARES, Inc. Board of Directors. She is a past member and co-chair of the national Equality Federation Board of Directors. Cofer Randall is a three time graduate of Murray State and has been employed by the institution since the fall semester of 2001. 

LGBT Programming Advisory Committee

Student members have one year terms and alumni/faculty/staff have two year terms. The Committee’s role shall be to: Advise the Coordinator with the planning, developing, and implementing LGBT programming; Assist in the coordination of the program’s activities with other campus units; and Serve as ambassadors to the broader University community for the program’s activities.

Jo Bennett (2016)
Nik Winslow (2016)

Jim Burress (2017)
Will Hansen, J.D. (2016)

Dr. Josh Adair, ENG/PHI, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Gender and Diversity Studies (2016)
Dr. Kathy Callahan, HIS, Associate Professor and Chair (2016)
Dr. Jana Hackathorn, PSY, Assistant Professor (2017)
Joe Hedges, JMC, Lecturer and Advisor to The Murray State News and (2017)
Dr. Peggy Munke, Social Work, Interim Program Director (2016)

Staff (and/or Administration)
Charley Allen, University Communications, Web Manager (2017)
Dr. Renae Duncan, Provost’s Office, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education (2016)
Kim Paschall, Health Services, Director (2017)
Dr. Angie Trzepacz, Counseling Services, Director (2016)

Assessment Reports

Assessment Report 12-13
Assessment Report 13-14

Annual Reports

LGBT Programming Snapshot 2013-2014
LGBT Programming Snapshot 2014-2015