University Senate


Name Position Phone University Position
Amy Harden Chairperson
Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Karen Kessler Vice Chairperson 765-285-8745
Associate Professor of Theatre
Rachel Kraus Secretary 765-285-0486
Associate Professor of Sociology

Student Member
President Pro Tempore, Student Senate 
Derek Berger Chairperson,
University Council
765-285-4054 Director of University Development
Rachel Johnson Chairperson, Campus Council 
                      Student Center Guest Housing
Michael Hanley

  (Andy Beane)


Chairperson, Faculty Council
Chairperson, Faculty Council, Spring, 2016




Associate Professor of Journalism

Associate Professor of Art


Andrew Crow Senate Representative (2016) 765-285-5417
Assistant Professor of Music Performance
Director of Choral Activities
Kourtland Koch Senate Representative (2017)
Associate Professor of Special Education
Darren Wheeler Senate Representative (2017) 765-285-8780    

Associate Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science

Rachel Johnson President Pro Tempore   Student Senate
Terry King Ex officio member (Voting) 765-285-1333 Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
MelanieTurner UndersecretaryUniversity Senate/Non-voting 765-285-5724 Undersecretary University Senate
University Senate
North Quad (NQ), Room 365
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-5724
Fax: 765-285-2384