The preamble of the Ball State Alumni Association as stated in its constitution is as follows:

We, the alumni of Ball State University, in order to foster and more fully realize the ideals of the University; to stimulate and encourage the loyalty of all sons and daughters of the University by acquainting them fully with the progress and needs of their Alma Mater; to assist in interpreting the University, its work and its services, to the State and Nation, and to unite ourselves in closer bonds of fellowship and mutual assistance, do establish this Constitution.

In keeping with this statement of purpose the Alumni Council of the Ball State Alumni Association has instructed its officers and staff with the following statement of policy regarding the use of the alumni and donor lists of the Ball State University Alumni Association.

Policy Statement

All lists of the Ball State Alumni Association shall be used only in support of Ball State University and the Ball State University Foundation for and by officially approved employees of the university and foundation.

Interpretation of Policy

The executive director of the Ball State Alumni Association will be charged with the responsibility of enforcing this policy under the direction of the Alumni Council.


1. Lists will not be used or sold for any outside commercial solicitation, marketing, or promotions.
2. Lists will not be used or sold for any political solicitation, advertising, or publicity.