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Story by Matthew Giffin | News Editor Four years after the Tennessee Historical Commission denied Middle Tennessee State University’s request to change the name of a building dedicated to the Confederate leader of the Ku Klux Klan in 1958, President Sidney McPhee remains committed to seeing Forrest Hall have another name. “I continue to believe …

Story by Savannah Williams | Contributing Writer Middle Tennessee State University alum and Trustee Darrell Freeman Sr. died on the evening of June 28 at his home in Brentwood. He was 57 years old. In a press release, Freeman’s family described his death as “a serious illness” and asked for prayers and privacy as they mourn. …

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 …

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 …

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 …