News from Murray State University

Dr. Don Tharpe

Dr. Don Tharpe elected as Murray State University Board of Regents chairperson

By Shawn Touney

Appointed to the Board of Regents in 2017, Tharpe becomes the first African American Board of Regents chairperson in the University’s history

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Governor's Scholars program

Murray State University selected as host site for Governor’s Scholars Program

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University has been selected as a host site for the Governor’s Scholars Program during the summers of 2023, 2024 and 2025.

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Town & Gown concert

Town & Gown community band to present concert on July 4

By Alex Pologruto

The Murray State University Town & Gown community band will present a concert on July 4 at 6:30 p.m. on the lawn in front of Lovett Auditorium

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Juneteenth

Juneteenth Observance

By Shawn Touney

In observance of Juneteenth, the University will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022

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Racer One statue

Racer Report: June 6-10

By Shawn Touney

The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff, and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events, and more for the week of June 6-10.

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Earl and Sue Steele

Earl & Sue Steele Family Scholarship established

By Tina Bernot

The “Earl & Sue Steele Family Scholarship” was generously established and endowed at Murray State University in July of 2021 by Suzzette (Suzi) Steele Chapman and her husband, Ken Chapman

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Murray State Gates

Local Pride committee offers upcoming events in celebration of National Pride Month

By Alex Pologruto

Murray State University was recently recognized as an LGBTQ-friendly campus by Campus Pride

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June Board of Regents meeting in Pogue Library

MSU holds quarterly Board of Regents meeting on June 3 with eyes toward future

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University hosted its quarterly Board of Regents meeting on June 3 at Pogue Library

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female engineering student

Transformational gift made to Murray State University to support women in engineering

By Shawn Touney

Murray State alumna funds full-ride scholarships

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Mallory Wooldridge

Spring 2022 graduated senior awarded Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant

By Alex Pologruto

Mallory Wooldridge, a recently graduated senior from Murray State University, was awarded a study abroad grant worth $1,000 from the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi

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