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Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders—committed to improving the quality of life for all.

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Janet Arias-Martinez

Alumna dedicates her career to cultivating Latino leaders

Honors College graduate Janet Arias-Martinez, who double majored in history and Spanish, credits her humanities coursework and internship experience with preparing her for working in Washington, D.C.

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Beneficence

Trustees adopt smallest tuition increase in more than 40 years

Lawmakers’ support, continued prudent fiscal management, and dedicated faculty and staff keep Ball State affordable and boost the salary pool for faculty and professional employees.

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Freshman Orientation students

Freshman Orientation runs through July 14

Find schedules, lodging information, and other details about the two-day sessions for students starting in the fall. Also, find Orientation information for transfer and international students.

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