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The MTSU Board of Trustees met on Tuesday at 1 p.m. to discuss and approve the actions of its committees at the Miller Education Center. Among the topics discussed was the 2.37% tuition and fees increase for students taking 15 hours or more. This issue was brought up for public comment from May 30 to …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News  MTSU rolled out the blue carpet to welcome Gov. Bill Lee to celebrate MTSU’s ready-to-work programs and the partnership with Siemens Digital Industries Software on Wednesday in the Miller Education Center. Also in attendance were MTSU Board of Trustees members, community members, local politicians and a group of MTSU mechatronics …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines MTSU’s Board of Trustees held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday in the Miller Education Center on Bell Street and recommended three new master’s degree programs in speech-language pathology, biomedical sciences and public health. Near the start of the meeting, the board took public comment from Scott and Michelle …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines On Monday, March 4, Gov. Bill Lee presented his State of the State address, in which he outlined his priorities for his time in office and the proposed 2019-20 budget. Following the speech, MTSU President Sidney McPhee released an analysis of the budget in regards to how Lee’s …

Photos by Benjamin Henkle / MTSU Sidelines , Enrique Geronimo / MTSU Sidelines and Christina Higgins / MTSU Sidelines Story by Benjamin Henkle / Contributing Writer and Christina Higgins/ Contributing Writer As the fourth annual MTSU Hack-MT came to a grand finale on Sunday, the sleep-deprived inventors took pride in their accomplishments. The event began on Friday …

On Monday, Oct. 15, the Tennessee Higher Education Commission voted against MTSU’s proposed law school transfer, deciding that a new public law school was wrong for Middle Tennessee. MTSU President Sidney McPhee, however, disagrees. The commission voted 8-5 to deny MTSU’s transfer of Indiana’s Valparaiso University Law School to Middle Tennessee, which would have established …