President's Remarks to Trustees

President Geoffrey S. Mearns on September 8 updated the board on his activities.

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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

2017

Resolution (PDF)

2018

  • January 26, TBD - Regular Meeting
  • March 30, TBD - Regular Meeting
  • May 4, TBD - Regular Meeting
  • June 8, TBD - Regular Meeting
  • July 20, TBD - Regular Meeting
  • September 14, TBD - Regular Meeting
  • December 14, TBD - Board Meeting

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

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Matt Momper
Assistant Secretary
Fort Wayne
Biography

Wayne Estopinal
R. Wayne Estopinal
Member
Jeffersonville
Biography

Brian Gallagher
Brian Gallagher
Member
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Biography

Jean Ann Harcourt
Jean Ann Harcourt
Member
Milroy
Biography

Michael McDaniel
Mike McDaniel
Member
Indianapolis
Biography

Marlene Jacocks
Marlene Jacocks
Student Member