About Geoffrey Mearns

The Board of Trustees selected Geoffrey S. Mearns to be the 17th president of Ball State University. He brings with him extensive experience in higher education and will lead the university as it enters its next 100 years.

On May 15, 2017, he will officially join a welcoming community of students, faculty, staff, alumni, supporters, and friends; a campus whose degrees deliver a high return on investment for students, families, and Indiana citizens; and a university whose graduates are real-world ready.

 

Trustees Introduce Geoffrey Mearns to Campus

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other supporters of the university gathered in Sursa Hall for the announcement of Geoffrey Mearns as Ball State University's 17th president.

A Special Message from Geoffrey Mearns

Watch a special message from Geoffrey Mearns, Ball State University’s 17th president. Learn more about his commitment to students and higher education.

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Follow the Excitement

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and other members of the Ball State community took to social media to celebrate the announcement of Geoffrey Mearns as the university's 17th president.