Tim Miller named interim president of Murray State University for 2nd time


Web Editor - Ryan Burkett

MURRAY, Ky. - The Murray State Board of Regents voted unanimously to name Tim Miller as its interim president.

The vote took place at a special meeting Friday morning.

Miller has been associated with the university for 50 years, starting as a student. He has also served as interim president in the past, holding the position in 2006 prior to the arrival of MSU's outgoing president, Dr. Randy Dunn.

The Board of Regents also unanimously approved Jackie Dudley as the university's interim vice president for finance and administrative services.

Earlier story:

MURRAY, Ky. - Murray State University could have a new temporary leader by the end of the day Friday, and it could be a familiar face.

Board of Regents Chairman Constantine Curris said earlier this week that he will nominate Tim Miller to serve as interim president of the university.

Curris praised Miller's 50 years of association with the school, including serving as interim president before the school's outgoing president, Dr. Randy Dunn, was hired in 2006.

A special meeting of the Board has been called for 8 a.m. Friday. Items on the agenda include naming an interim president and an interim vice president for finance and administrative services.