University Senate


Name Position Phone University Position
David Pearson
Chairperson 765-285-1143 Associate Professor of Exercise Science,Associate Chairperson, Graduate Programs Coordinator, and Coordinator of the sports Performance Graduate Program
School of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science
Ralph Bremigan Vice Chairperson 765-285-8672 Professor of Mathematical Sciences
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Amy Harden Secretary 765-285-5958 Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Jack Hesser Student Member President Pro Tempore, Student Senate 
Michael Gillilan Chairperson,
University Council
Director of Student Rights and Community Standards
Kevin Thurman Chairperson,
Campus Council
David (Kip) Shawger
Chairperson, Faculty Council/Senate Representative 765-285-8748 Assistant Professor of Theatre
Department of Theatre and Dance
Lisa Pellerin Senate Representative  (2014) 765-285-5451

Director of Women's and Gender Studies Program and Associate Professor of Sociology
Department of Sociology

Elizabeth Agnew Senate Representative  (2015) 765-285-2645 Associate Professor of Religious Studies
Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Darren Wheeler Senate Representative (2015) 765-285-8780    

Associate Professor of Political Science
Department of Political Science

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