Murray State University professor appointed to Kentucky Humanities Board of Directors

Associate professor of history Dr. Brian Clardy to serve through Jan. 1, 2024 MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University associate professor of history Dr. Brian Clardy has been appointed by Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear to serve on the Kentucky Humanities Board of Directors through Jan. 1, 2024. In his role, Clardy will help institute new […]

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Dr. Tim Todd named provost, vice president for academic affairs of Murray State University

Todd previously served as interim provost, dean of Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business MURRAY, Ky. — The Murray State University Board of Regents has named Dr. Tim Todd as the University’s provost and vice president for academic affairs. Todd, whose dedicated and distinguished professional career includes more than 25 years of advancing Murray State’s […]

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Exterior gates on the campus of Murray State University.

Board of Regents – 12/4 meeting live stream

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Murray State librarians honored for work with University Libraries

Dana Statton Thompson receives International Visual Literary Association Education Award, AJ Boston named Library Publishing Coalition fellow MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University Research and Instruction Librarian Dana Statton Thompson and Scholarly Communication Librarian AJ Boston, both also assistant professors, have received national commendations for their work with University Libraries. Thompson was recognized for her efforts […]

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Murray State professor serves abroad as Fulbright Specialist

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Ben Littlepage, associate professor and coordinator of Murray State University’s postsecondary education administration program in the College of Education and Human Services, recently returned from guest lecturing in Hungary as part of his work as a Fulbright Specialist. Fulbright Specialists are a diverse group of highly-experienced, well-established faculty members and professionals […]

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Pictured is the 2017 Fall Faculty Summit.

Faculty Development center seeking proposals for Fall Faculty Summit

Murray State University will host the annual Fall Faculty Summit on Friday, August 16 in the Curris Center. All individuals with teaching responsibilities are invited to attend. President Dr. Robert Jackson will serve as the keynote speaker. The deadline for SHORT proposals, which can be submitted here, is Friday, May 17 at 5 p.m. The […]

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Pictured are retiring Murray State University faculty posing for a photo with Murray State administrators, including President Dr. Bob Jackson, far right, and Board of Regents Chair Susan Guess, far left. Retiring professor of English Helen Roulston, center left and holding flowers, has taught at the University for 53 years.

Murray State University honors faculty in 2019 Faculty Recognition Banquet

MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University honored outstanding professors during the 2019 Faculty Recognition Banquet held April 18 in the Curris Center Ballroom. The banquet, led by Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Mark Arant, awarded faculty for their roles in the classroom and as mentors and researchers. The banquet also recognized faculty that […]

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Two female middle school students work on a project with building blocks in a classroom at Murray Middle School.

Murray State professor brings STEM Club to local middle school girls

MURRAY, Ky. — Dr. Stephanie Hendrith of Murray State University established an after school club in fall 2018 for local fourth and fifth grade girls to introduce them to all the possibilities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The club was founded and organized by Hendrith, assistant professor of early childhood and elementary […]

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Murray State University Information: Week of Nov. 19–23

MURRAY, Ky. — Below is information regarding recent news, notes and accomplishments from Murray State University for the week of Nov. 19–23. ** Two programs in Murray State’s Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business earned national recognition in November, including the logistics and supply chain management undergraduate program and the Master of Business Administration graduate program. The undergraduate logistics […]

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An official headshot of Dr. Amanda Watson Joyce.

Dr. Amanda Watson Joyce’s workplace happiness research goes viral

MURRAY, Ky. – Good-natured comedians rejoice – and don’t quit your day jobs! Dr. Amanda Watson Joyce, assistant professor of psychology at Murray State University, has been garnering attention in the national media for her research on happiness that focuses on how humor impacts workplace satisfaction. In recent years, workplaces have strived to make their […]

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