Students at Middle Tennessee State University will see a higher price tag next year, even though many urged the school not to raise costs.
Maintenance staff at Middle Tennessee State University will spend the next few weeks removing signs about social distancing and mask requirements. MTSU has announced that, effective immediately, face coverings are no longer required, and there are few capacity limits.
Middle Tennessee State University says it plans to restart in-person classes on campus in the fall. The announcement was made Thursday, and while it’s unclear what university life will look like. MTSU President Sidney McPhee says the school is preparing to “adapt and evolve” to a post-COVID-19 future. McPhee says the school is looking to […]
Listen / A new study from Middle Tennessee State University suggests members of women’s basketball teams at historically black colleges and universities are disproportionately penalized. Jessica Kern, women’s basketball coach at Tennessee State University, says the study highlights a need for greater cultural awareness in college athletics. Kern refers to the dribble-drive offense — “play downhill, […]
Listen / Unlike in Davidson County, schools in Rutherford will be in session on Monday, Aug. 21. So MTSU is helping teachers in Murfreesboro and surrounding areas prepare their students for the total solar eclipse. The university’s astronomy department has created lesson plans for K-12 teachers. One lesson has students model the distances between the […]
Middle Tennessee State University is blaming a big enrollment drop-off on students’ ability to pay. While admission figures are only just now made final, president Sidney McPhee says the nearly five percent drop occurred just before the start of the semester.
MTSU’s decline in enrollment has professors worrying this is foresight into the future, and it has administrators cutting millions from the academic budget.
MTSU president Sidney McPhee’s frank speech at a Friday faculty meeting is still ringing in the ears of professors and campus staff.
Tennessee’s top labor economists are having a hard time explaining what’s going on with the state’s unemployment rate. It continues to rise even as the number of people filing for unemployment benefits drops.
Almost all incoming freshman will have to get one more vaccination to enroll in Tennessee’s public universities this fall. The immunization will fight bacterial meningitis, a sometimes deadly disease which has been found to spread easily in the close quarters of college dormitories.