Use the letters below to find the word or phrase you are looking for:
Taftali Center for Capital Markets and Investing, A. Umit Taftali Center acceptable on second reference. Opened in 2010, the center simulates a real-world financial environment. It’s in the Whitinger Business Building.
Tally Short for Student Center Tally Food Court, often called the Tally. Note it is spelled without an E.
telephone numbers Do not use parentheses. Ex.: 765-285-1560.
television station Ball State is affiliated with WIPB-TV 49, Muncie, a PBS station. www.wipb.org
tenure track Term used to describe faculty members who are serving a seven-year trial period
prior to being nominated by their college’s dean and the university provost and then approved by the Board of Trustees to be tenured, which means they keep their job as long as they continue to meet university teaching standards. Members of the tenure-track faculty usually are expected to be active in their fields through research or publication. See contract.
theatre, theater Use theatre for most university vehicles except for news releases. With news
releases, use AP Style, which is theater on general references unless theatre is part of a proper
thesis Plural form is theses.
time, date, place Describe an event in this order. Ex.: The group will meet at 5 p.m. March 5 in
time elements Use a.m. or p.m. Use midnight or noon rather than 12 a.m. or 12 p.m. Muncie is in Eastern time. If a time zone is required, use Eastern time or Eastern rather than EST or EDT.
titles In general, a title is lowercase after a name and capitalized before a name.
Ex.: President Jo Ann M. Gora; Jo Ann M. Gora, president of Ball State University
If a title is more than a few words long, try to place it after the name. Capitalize titles, but not job descriptions. Ex.: President Jo Ann M. Gora; officer Kent Kurtz
See also: academic titles, and courtesy titles.
Training and Development (T&D) Changed name in July 2010; see Learning and Development (L&D) www.bsu.edu/hrs/learndev
tuition, fees See fees, tuition.
TTY preferred style for phone number for those who are hearing impaired.
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