News from Murray State University

Dr. David Eaton, the new dean of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business

Dr. David Eaton named dean of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University named Dr. David Eaton, dean of the Arthur J. Bauernfeind College of Business at the University’s Board of Regents meeting on September 3, 2021. Eaton had served as the interim dean of the college since 2019.

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The Visual CommuniGATOR

Murray State University Department of Art & Design hosts gallery exhibit by David Plunkert, illustrator and graphic designer

By Carrie Jerrell

The Murray State University Galleries and the Department of Art & Design are pleased to present David Plunkert: The Visual CommuniGATOR, a range of recent work by the famed illustrator and graphic designer David Plunkert, on view from September 30 through November 1, in the Clara M. Eagle Upper Gallery.

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Faculty Recital Poster

Murray State University’s Department of Music hosts Faculty Showcase for the Daniel Milam Excellence in Music Award

By Carrie Jerrell

Murray State University’s Department of Music will present a Faculty Showcase recital on Sunday, October 3 at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Hall on the Murray State campus.

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BJ Wilson Reading Series

Murray State University’s creative writing program hosts poet B.J. Wilson in Reading Series

The creative writing program at Murray State University is pleased to announce its first reading of the 2021-22 school year. Poet and Department of English & Philosophy alumnus B.J. Wilson will read from his work on Thursday, September 30 at 7 p.m. via Zoom.

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Pictured from left to right: Tania Grace of Clarksville, Tennessee; Caroline Winnenberg of Louisville, Kentucky; and Natalie Boyle of Cornelius, North Carolina

Murray State Theatre Arts program opens season with children’s play, Androcles and the Lion

By Carrie Jerrell

The Department of Global Languages and Theatre Arts at Murray State University is pleased to present its first show of the 2021-22 performance season, Androcles and the Lion. All performances will take place in the Robert E. Johnson Theatre in the Price Doyle Fine Arts Building on Murray State’s campus. Performance dates are Wednesday, September 29 at Noon; Thursday, September 30 at 9:30 a.m.; Friday, October 1 at 9:30 a.m.; and Saturday, October 2 at 2:30 p.m.

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Forbes and Wall Street Journal accolades

Murray State University recognized nationally by Forbes, as well as Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education in most recent accolades

National accolades continue to be received by Murray State University, as the institution has been recognized by both Forbes and the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education for quality and value.

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Breakfast on the Farm

Murray State University Racer Report: September 20-24

By Shawn Touney

The latest Murray State University Racer Report includes student, faculty, staff, and alumni accomplishments, announcements, upcoming campus events, and more for the week of September 20-24.

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Fall 2022 Applications open

Murray State University’s Fall 2022 application for admission open

By Shawn Touney

Admission for the Fall 2022 semester and 2022-2023 academic year at Murray State University is open and future Racers can apply today.

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Murray State University will welcome students and their families to campus October 1-3

Murray State University to host Family Weekend October 1-3

By Shawn Touney

Murray State University will welcome students and their families to campus October 1-3 for Family Weekend 2021, an annual tradition that encourages students to share their college experience with their loved ones.

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Raymond Conklin

Murray State University awards the first Raymond L. Conklin Memorial Scholarship

By Shawn Touney

The Murray State University Department of Music has selected freshman Noah Brooks of Evansville, Indiana as the first recipient of the Raymond L. Conklin Memorial Scholarship.

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