The nine members of the Ball State Board of Trustees are appointed by the governor of Indiana. The board's primary duties are to:

  • Set the strategic direction of the university
  • Ensure fiscal responsibility
  • Provide oversight to university operations
  • Hire, supervise and evaluate the university’s chief administrator
  • borrow money, issue bonds, and let contracts
  • prescribe conditions for admission
  • grant degrees and issue diplomas or certificates
  • define the duties of and provide compensation for faculty and staff of the university
  • receive and administer all donations, bequests, grants, funds, and property that are given or provided to the university

The board is made up of two Ball State alumni, one full-time student, and six members appointed at large. Appointments are for four-year terms.

Upcoming Board Meetings

2016

Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, 3:30 p.m.

2017

Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 TBD
Friday, March 31, 2017 TBD
Friday, May 5, 2017 TBD
Friday, July 21, 2017 TBD

Meeting Agendas

Resolution (PDF)

Board of Trustees Members

Rick Hall
Rick Hall
Chair
Carmel
Biography

Renae Conley
E. Renae Conley
Vice Chair
Chicago
Biography

Thomas Bracken
Thomas C. Bracken
Secretary
Muncie
Biography

momper_matt
Matt Momper
Assistant Secretary
Fort Wayne
Biography

Estopinal
R. Wayne Estopinal
Member
Jeffersonville
Biography

Jean Ann Harcourt
Jean Ann Harcourt
Member
Milroy
Biography

Hollis Hughes Jr.
Hollis E. Hughes Jr.
Member
South Bend
Biography

Dustin Meeks
Dustin Meeks
Student Member
Fishers
Biography