Category: Announcements

Baccalaureate service

All Murray State University graduates of December 2016 and May, August and December 2017, families, friends, faculty, alumni, former, present and future students and the general public are invited to a nondenominational Christian baccalaureate service in Lovett Auditorium 7-8 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2017. There is no admission charge and no tickets are needed. Graduates […]

New college head announced for Regents College

  Professor Mickey Miller, Lecturer, organizational communication, has been selected as the new College Head of Regents College for Fall 2017. He replaces Professor Squire Babcock who is retiring from the position. Professor Miller has been at Murray State University since 2005. He has a distinguished record of teaching, advising, service and student involvement.   […]

Staff Congress candidates announced

Staff Congress candidates announced The following staff have filed to run in this year’s Staff Congress election: Group A—secretarial/clerical (two will be elected) Marion Hale, Journalism and Mass Communications Trish  Lofton, Curris Center Administration Office Laura Lohr, University Libraries Group B—general/Facilities Management (two will be elected) Mark Prusaczyk, Facilities Management write ins will be accepted […]

Fair Labor Standards Act, updated as of April 20,2017

In May 2016, the Department of Labor revised the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requiring organizations to review position classifications to determine overtime eligibility. At that time, Human Resources completed a review of exempt-level positions and classified each position according to the FLSA requirements. Based on the final determination some positions were reclassified and became […]

Signs and symptoms of distress

This time of year can be stressful for many students, faculty and staff. Please look out for any individuals who seem to be having difficulty coping and who may benefit from meeting with a counselor. Following are some signs that an individual needs help, as well as some suggestions for how to refer them for […]

Mission Statement review

We value input from you regarding the proposed revisions to the University Mission Statement.  The Murray State Board of Regents directed the president to initiate a process to review the University Mission Statement with a team of faculty, staff and students.  That team has drafted a revised Mission Statement and it is located at http://www.murraystate.edu/headermenu/administration/PresidentsOffice/statementreview.aspx.  […]

Summer class registration now open

There’s no better opportunity than now to enroll in summer classes! Summer courses offer convenience, flexibility and the ability for students to reduce their workload for future semesters. Explore new opportunities at Murray State this summer! Summer course registration is now open. What are the advantages of summer courses? • Get Ahead, Stay Ahead. Enroll […]

Phi Kappa Phi hosts events during Scholars Week

The Murray State University chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi will hold two events, open to the public, during the university’s spring Scholars Week, set for April 17-21.   Love of Learning Panel The chapter will kick off Scholars Week with its Love of Learning Panel at 8 a.m., Monday, April 17 in […]

Join “Wednesday with Wellness”

  The Wellness Center is hosting it’s first “Wednesday with Wellness” event. It will take place on April 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Carr Health Lawn. We will be offering four 20 minute classes on the grass during this event. Class times: 11:40 – 12:00 Pound with Keisha 12:10 – 12:30 […]

Wellness Center hosts “Wednesday with Wellness”

  The Wellness Center is coming to campus! Join us for “Wednesday with Wellness” on April 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Carr Health Lawn. We will be offering four 20 minute classes on the grass during this event. There also will be various organizations providing health information and giveaways. You can […]