Three MSU faculty members are Fulbright Scholars

             MURRAY, Ky. — Murray State University faculty Dr.  Stephanie Rea, associate professor in music; Dr. Latricia Trites,  associate professor in English; and Dr. William Mulligan, professor in history, were awarded Fulbright Scholars grants for the 2008-09  academic year. The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Foreign Scholarship Board sponsor the awards. 

Rea will teach music courses in flute and conduct research at the Hochschule fuer Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt, Germany, from March through August 2009. Trites is already conducting her teacher training as  part of the Fulbright Yilan Project in Yilan, Taiwan. Mulligan is lecturing and conducting research on the  migration from the Beara Peninsula to the U.S. during the years 1840-1920 at University College Cork-National University of Ireland from January through May 2009.
Fulbright grant recipients are rigorously judged on their academic or professional achievement and demonstrated leadership potential in their fields. The program promotes mutual respect and understanding between people in the U.S. and other countries.