Kentucky ranked no. 1 in nation for improvement on key higher education metrics

Over the past decade, Kentucky has improved faster than any state in the nation on key higher education performance measures, according to a report issued by the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems of Boulder, Colorado. Realizing Kentucky’s Educational Attainment Goal: A Look in the Rear View Mirror and Down the Road Ahead measures […]

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Racer Shuffle

The Racer Shuffle has taken over campus. show us your best Racer Shuffle by uploading your own video to our Facebook Wall! The MSU Facebook page can be found at www.facebook.com/murraystateuniv

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Office of Recruitment announces new campus visit online registration system

The Office of Recruitment is pleased to announce a new campus visit online registration system for  incoming freshmen! The best way to get to know Murray State University is to plan a campus visit.  A typical visit consists of an information session and a student guided walking tour of campus. In addition, you may request to meet with an […]

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MSU – A Plank-Friendly Campus (video)

Since the US News & World report rankings for 2012 won’t be out until September, we thought it would be important to share Murray State’s newest ranking –  Murray State University was named one of the top plank-friendly universities in the country. This ranking emphasizes the fact that we allow our students to express themselves […]

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National Civil Rights Organization Re-Elects Cofer as Board Co-Chair

This past week the Equality Federation Board of Directors re-elected Kentuckian Jody Cofer as co-chair, along with co-chair A.J. Bockelman of Missouri. Jody’s re-election to the leadership of a national civil rights organization speaks strongly of how his peers across the country view his work. His passion to ensure that our nation continues to live […]

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Roundabout U checks out Great Beginnings at Murray State

The next episode of Roundabout U takes a closer look at the new school year at Murray State University. Co-hosts Sarah Clark and Jim Carter welcome new and returning students to campus. Cameras caught up with Racer festivities around campus as students poured back into the residential colleges and began their college activities. As always, […]

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“Race to Give” for flood victims in the region

The University communications office at Murray State University sponsored a “Race To Give” initiative to aid flood victims in the region. The Paducah Power System, in conjunction with WKYQ, hosted a “Stuff a Truck” project. The American Red Cross distributed the collected and much-needed cleaning supplies for flood victims throughout the area. Individuals, both on […]

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MSU leads Kentucky regionals in graduation rate

A recently published report on six-year graduation rates found that Murray State University was a leader when comparing its six-year graduation rates to other public institutions in Kentucky. The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) used federal data as its source. The most recent IPEDS (2008-09) reported Murray State with the highest six-year graduation rate […]

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