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Story by Matthew Giffin | News Editor Middle Tennessee State University’s tuition and program services fees will not increase in the upcoming academic year, the school’s board of trustees unanimously determined last Tuesday. Both in-state and out-of-state tuition rates will remain flat. “A full-time, in-state undergraduate student taking 15 credit hours this fall will continue …

Story by Kailee Shores / Contributing Writer The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees held a committee meeting on Tuesday to prepare for the December board meeting. The Academic Affairs, Student Life and Athletics committee discussed and approved a new Master of Science in Data Science degree, expedited tenure for the Department of Communication …

On Tuesday, the Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees voted unanimously to “support efforts to gain permission from the state” to remove Nathan Forrest’s name from MTSU’s ROTC building, according to the Murfreesboro Voice. As President Sidney McPhee has expressed in earlier statements concerning Forrest Hall, the name is a painful reminder of the past. …

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 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 …

Update at 4:52 p.m. on June 18, 2018: Sidelines originally reported that the grant amount was $287 million. The correct amount is $278 million. Photo courtesy of Andrew Oppmann The MTSU Board of Trustees met on Tuesday for their quarterly meeting, where they announced that MTSU’s mechatronics program will be receiving a $278 million software …