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K-State Global Campus
1615 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502

1-800-622-2578 (toll free)

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST

Extended Student Services Hours:

8 a.m. - 7 p.m. CST

John Murray

Title: Meeting Planner
Section: Conferences and Noncredit Programs
Address: 1615 Anderson Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502
Office: 227 Global Campus Building 
Phone: 785-532-2402
Fax: 785-532-6190
Email: jsmurray@k-state.edu


  1. Development, planning and facilitation of conference, seminars and noncredit programs.
  2. Fiscal management of multiple event accounts.
  3. Negotiation and preparation of all contracts for assigned events.
  4. Represent K-State Global Campus on committees as requested.


John spent the first part of his career as a stage manager in commercial entertainment. In addition to working at Opryland USA and the Albany Theatre, John travelled extensively working in regional operas from Anchorage, Alaska to Mobile, Alabama. He also spent several years in industrial and business theatre, working with clients like Toyota, Apple, IMB, and Merck. John has spent the last seventeen years in various administrative positions at the University of Missouri. John is happy to be a part of the Wildcat family.

John Murray

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Degree, Field of Study, University, Year:

A.A. Theatre, Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College, 1984

B.A. Theatre, East Central University, 1986