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Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor The 10-member Board of Trustees, who are responsible for the oversight of MTSU, met Tuesday in the Student Union Ballroom to discuss and approve motions regarding new building projects, ways to evaluate President Sidney McPhee and to discuss funding through the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. The meeting …

Story by Alexis Marshall/ Contributing Writer MTSU is accepting applications for a student advising position on its Board of Trustees, the new governing body of the university. The applications are due by 4 p.m. on Feb. 12. “This non-voting position on the Board requires that you have a record of being an outstanding student role …

Cover image by Samantha Wycoff/ Design Editor  Female professors at MTSU and across the state are paid significantly less than their male counterparts and are less likely to advance in rank. With the help of MTSU data journalism professor Ken Blake, Sidelines surveyed the most recent (March 2016) Tennessee Board of Regents salary numbers for …

Despite the task force’s recommendation being endorsed by University President Sidney McPhee and the Tennessee Board of Regents, MTSU has not yet requested that the Tennessee Historical Commission approve a name change for Forrest Hall. Fourteen months after the fight to remove Forrest’s name from the campus ROTC building re-surged, the university has not yet …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News  The Tennessee Board of Regents has approved Alan R. Thomas as MTSU’s vice president for business and finance, as announced by President Sidney A. McPhee on Tuesday. Thomas, who has served in an interim position since January, began working at MTSU in 1990 as associate vice president for business and …

The Tennessee Board of Regents approved a name change of Forrest Hall Friday afternoon, sending the decision to the Tennessee Historical commission. After the Forrest Hall Task Force and University President Sidney McPhee approved the name change in April, the TBR was asked to consider the recommendation and approved unanimously. Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, …