Office of Development


Private gifts support every aspect of Murray State University and its mission as a nationally recognized comprehensive university, offering high-quality baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degree programs. The Office of Development is responsible for coordination of philanthropic activities for Murray State University.

Private Gifts Help Support:

Our Greatest Needs
Providing crucial, flexible support to meet our strategic priorities.

Scholarships & Financial Aid
Helping deserving students to continue their studies and give them educational opportunities that they might not have had.
Learn More: MSU Scholarships

Faculty Development
Maintaining our legacy of academic quality, helping to attract the brightest students.

Facilities Construction and Improvement
Funding other special projects each year that ensure that MSU students and faculty have the resources they need for scholarly growth.


We are located on the corner of North 16th Street and HWY 121. Office of Development is housed on the second floor of Heritage Hall.

Office of Development
200 Heritage Hall
Murray, KY 42071

1(877)282-0033 (toll free)