Program Administration

LGBT Coordinator

Jody Cofer Randall
226b Wells Hall

Jody Cofer Randall coordinates the Office of LGBT Programming at Murray State University (MSU). She is a member, former co-chair, and former vice chair of the MSU President’s Commission on Diversity and Inclusion. Cofer Randall chairs of the Heartland CARES, Inc. Board of Directors, as well as the City of Murray Human Rights Commission. In 2013, Cofer Randall received the MSU President's Award for Diversity and Inclusion and in 2011 Cofer Randall received an MSU Staff Excellence Award. From 2009 until 2015, she served on the Equality Federation Board of Directors. Cofer Randall is a three-time alumnus of MSU and has been employed by the institution since the fall semester of 2001.

LGBT Programming Advisory Committee

Student members have one year terms and alumni/faculty/staff have two year terms. The Committee’s role shall be to: Advise the Coordinator with the planning, developing, and implementing LGBT programming; Assist in the coordination of the program’s activities with other campus units; and Serve as ambassadors to the broader University community for the program’s activities.

Jo Bennett, Representing MSU Alliance (2016)
Morgan Randall, Representing Eracer (2016)

Jim Burress (2017)
Will Hansen, J.D. (2016)

Dr. Josh Adair, ENG/PHI, Associate Professor and Coordinator of Gender and Diversity Studies (2016)
Dr. Kathy Callahan, HIS, Associate Professor and Chair (2016)
Dr. Jana Hackathorn, PSY, Assistant Professor (2015)
Joe Hedges, JMC, Lecturer and Advisor to The Murray State News and (2015)
Dr. Peggy Munke, Social Work, Interim Program Director (2016)

Staff (and/or Administration)
Charley Allen, University Communications, Web Manager (2015)
Dr. Renae Duncan, Provost’s Office, Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education (2016)
Kim Paschall, Health Services, Director (2017)
Dr. Angie Trzepacz, Counseling Services, Director (2016)

Assessment Reports

Assessment Report 12-13
Assessment Report 13-14

Annual Reports

LGBT Programming Snapshot 2013-2014
LGBT Programming Snapshot 2014-2015