Embracing the Ball State Legacy of Beneficence and Entrepreneurship

President Paul W. Ferguson unveiled the Centennial Commitment strategic plan on Feb. 6, 2015, during his State of the University Address. The plan includes the three major themes of being student-centered, community-engaged, and a model 21st Century public research university. The themes include 18 major strategies Ball State plans to implement by 2018.


"Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders—committed to improving the quality of life for all."

State of the University

State Of the University Video

Watch a video replay of Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson's address to Emens Auditorium on Feb. 6, 2015.

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