Murray State University interim chief of police Jeff Gentry has been re-elected to serve as president of the Kentucky Association of University Law Enforcement Administrators. Gentry has served in that role for the past three years.

Murray State University interim chief of police re-elected president of Kentucky Association of University Law Enforcement Administrators

Jeff Gentry has served 25 years in policing; was named interim chief of Murray State Police in June 2020  MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Interim Chief of Police Jeff Gentry has been re-elected to serve as president of the Kentucky Association of University Law Enforcement Administrators. Gentry has served in that role for the […]

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Murray State University names Racer Safe and Healthy Ambassadors

Student positions designed to promote and encourage fellow students to follow Racer Safe and Healthy Guidelines MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State is proud to announce the Racer Safe and Healthy Ambassador program, featuring students who have taken on the responsibility to encourage others to keep the campus safe. Students who keep safety at the forefront […]

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Racer Report

Murray State University Racer Report: Aug. 31-Sept. 4

MURRAY, Ky. — See below for the latest news from Murray State University, including student, faculty, staff and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming events and much more for the week of Aug. 31-Sept. 4. In this Racer Report: University to host Community Recycle Day Sept. 5 Family Weekend set for Sept. 11-12 Murray State recognized as […]

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Murray State University fall 2021 application for admission now open

Students interested in becoming a Racer encouraged to visit admissions.murraystate.edu MURRAY, Ky. — Admission for the fall 2021 semester at Murray State University is open as future Racers can apply today. Murray State offers on-campus courses at its main Murray location as well as five regional campuses and educational presences in Paducah, Henderson, Madisonville, Hopkinsville […]

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Murray State University has once again been highlighted as a best value for students seeking a college degree by two national publications.

Murray State University recognized as a ‘Best Bang for the Buck’ by Washington Monthly, named to Money’s ‘2020 Best Colleges’

Prestigious national publications recognize University for educational quality, value and successful career outcomes for students MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has once again been highlighted as a best value for students seeking a college degree by two national publications. The University led all public institutions across Kentucky in Washington Monthly’s “Best Bang for the […]

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Murray State University has been recognized by higher education research resource Niche in its “2021 Best Colleges in America” rankings.

Murray State University named among ‘2021 Best Colleges in America’ by Niche

Higher education research company ranks Murray State No 3. best public university in Kentucky Murray State University has been recognized by higher education research resource Niche in its “2021 Best Colleges in America” rankings. The annual rankings, which compares more than 1,000 top colleges and universities across the United States, are based on academic, admissions, […]

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Murray State University has introduced the School of Engineering — a renaming of the former Institute of Engineering within the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology — as part of a continued effort to support and grow engineering educational opportunities at Murray State.

Murray State University introduces School of Engineering

University renames former Institute of Engineering to recognize program’s growth and career outcomes MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University has introduced the School of Engineering — a renaming of the former Institute of Engineering within the Jesse D. Jones College of Science, Engineering and Technology — as part of a continued effort to support and […]

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Murray State University students named to Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education Student Advisory Network

Molly Logsdon, Walter Steely and Aaron Nethery to advise CPE President Dr. Aaron Thompson on student issues MURRAY, Ky. — Three Murray State University students have been selected to the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) Student Advisory Network. Molly Logsdon, Walter Steely and Aaron Nethery will collaborate with the advisory network to discuss state-level higher […]

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Enrollment data in several key categories reflect continued increases and positive momentum at Murray State University for the 2020-21 academic year, which began Aug. 17.

Fall 2020 enrollment information reflects significant increases in number of key categories at Murray State University

Preliminary data indicates second straight year of increases in new freshmen, graduate and transfer students, as well as increases in student retention and progression toward graduation MURRAY, Ky. — Enrollment data in several key categories reflect continued increases and positive momentum at Murray State University for the 2020-21 academic year, which began Aug. 17. Based […]

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Murray State University continues to implement its award-winning first-year student success seminar and transitions courses designed to assist new students as they acclimate to life at Murray State.

Murray State University welcomes new students with Student Success Seminars

Award-winning program teaches students personal, academic skills as they transition to life at Murray State MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University continues to implement its award-winning first-year student success seminar and transitions courses designed to assist new students as they acclimate to life at Murray State. Since 2014, the courses have combined discipline-specific instruction with […]

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