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Murray State University Board of Regents

Authority: KRS 164.321
Status: Active
Term: 6 years
Description: The Murray State Board of Regents is made up of eight members appointed by the Governor and three other members, including a teaching faculty representative, a nonteaching employee representative and the student body president. The terms are for six years.
Composition: 8 members appointed by the Governor. No more than 2 members shall be from the same county. Appointments shall reflect the proportional representation of the 2 leading political parties; reflect proportional representation of the minority racial composition of the Commonwealth; and reflect, inasmuch as possible, equal representation of the 2 sexes. The gubernatorial appointments may include 1 graduate of the respective institution who resides outside the State. 1 member of the teaching faculty elected by faculty body, 1 university non-teaching personnel member elected by the non-teaching employees, and 1 student member, that member shall be student body president if such is a permanent resident of Kentucky. Members shall serve no more than 2 full consecutive terms.
Compensation: Expenses
Meeting Schedule: Quarterly and as needed.
Number of Members: 11
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          Murray State University 218 Wells Hall
          Murray, KY
County: Calloway
Phone: (270) 809-3763
Fax: (270) 809-3413


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Combs, Clinton F.MemberMarshall
Green, Sharon6/26/20156/30/2021MemberGraves
Kemp,  J. Daniel8/1/20146/30/2020MemberChristian
Rhoads, Jerry P.6/26/20156/30/2021MemberHopkins
Schooley, PhilMember; Staff Rep.Calloway
Rudolph, Lisa8/12/20166/30/2022MemberCalloway
Bumphus, Walter8/12/20166/30/2022Member
Williams, Stephen A..7/25/20126/30/2018MemberOldham
Farmer, KatherineMember; Faculty Regent
Tharpe, Don Irvin7/13/20176/30/2023MemberJessamine
Gray, Virginia Bishop7/27/20186/30/2024MemberChristian
Owens, Charles Leon8/21/20196/30/2025MemberMcCracken

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