September 18, 2017
The musical comedy “Damn Yankees” opens at Ball State at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at University Theatre. Additional performances can be seen at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23, Sept. 26-30 and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24 and Oct. 1.
September 14, 2017
The gift by the Muncie-based foundation brings the Mearns/Proud Family Endowed Scholarship Fund to about $430,000. The scholarship was announced during Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns’ installation on Sept. 8.
September 11, 2017
Activist, academic and author Angela Davis visits Ball State on Sept. 22. Her presentation is part of the university’s annual lineup of speakers, which also includes young activists Julissa Arce and Alex Sheen and historian Abby Smith Rumsey.
September 8, 2017
During his formal installation as Ball State’s 17th president, Geoffrey S. Mearns announced that he and his wife, Jennifer, are funding scholarships to assist local high school students with their dreams of attending college.
September 8, 2017
Ball State moves ahead with plans to reshape the northern edge of campus with a new residence hall, dining facility and realignment of McKinley Avenue.
August 29, 2017
Five-time Emmy-nominated actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson will visit Ball State University this fall as a visiting guest artist. Ferguson, who portrays the character of Mitchell Pritchett on ABC’s award-winning sitcom “Modern Family,” will visit campus Dec. 1-3.
August 29, 2017
Ball State’s total enrollment has hit a record of 22,513—the largest in school history.
August 25, 2017
A new exhibition showcasing solo work from artist Stacey Lee Webber is open at Ball State University’s Atrium Gallery through Sept. 20. Webber’s exhibition, titled “Objectified,” uses a combination of objects, jewelry and sculpture to celebrate the blue-collar work ethic of American families.
July 21, 2017
The first phase of the new north student neighborhood will feature a five-story residence hall, a stand-alone dining facility, and the realignment of McKinley Avenue.
June 7, 2017
Support from the General Assembly, continued prudent management of funds, and dedication of faculty and staff leads the Board of Trustees to adopt the smallest tuition increase in more than 40 years.
June 5, 2017
Ball State University will conduct a public hearing concerning its proposed tuition and mandatory fee rate increase.
May 30, 2017
Alumnus Arlesha Moore will attend the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom this fall as a 2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Award recipient. The grant, established by the U.S. Department of State in 1946, provides funding for students and alumni to conduct research or teach English in more than 140 countries worldwide.
May 24, 2017
Ball State has joined with other state universities to secure Microsoft products at a significant reduction in cost.
May 5, 2017
Support from the General Assembly, and continued prudent management of funds, has led the Board of Trustees to announce it will adopt on June 7 the lowest proposed tuition increase in more than 40 years.
April 25, 2017
Explore the life of one of the world’s most famous no-nonsense nannies in the Department of Theatre and Dance’s contemporary dance production, “Reimagining Mary”. Performances take place on the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. April 26-29.
April 13, 2017
Tyehimba Jess, who recently won a Pulitzer for his second book of poetry, will conduct a public reading of his work April 18 at 7pm in AJ 175.
March 31, 2017
Senior Honors College biology major Ellen Wagner becomes third Ball State student to receive a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. The prestigious award will provide her with a stipend for her graduate work at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
March 31, 2017
The Board of Trustees approved a master of social work and a bachelor of architecture, subject to approval by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. Trustees also named the honorary degree recipient for Spring Commencement.
March 27, 2017
“Shrek the Musical,” the story of a reclusive green ogre and his adventures in a land full of fairy tale characters, opens at Ball State University at 7:30 p.m. March 31 and April 1-2 and 4-8, with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on April 2, 8 and 9. Tickets are available at the University Theatre box office and online.
March 15, 2017
Renovations and refurbishment breathe new energy into the home of Ball State’s president as the university prepares for its 100th anniversary.
March 9, 2017
Responding to a recent act of intolerance, interim president Terry King addresses the campus community.
March 2, 2017
In his new position, William Betts will oversee the Health Center, the Counseling Center, the Testing Center, the Office of Victim Services and the Office of Health Alcohol and Drug Education. Betts came to Ball State from the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
February 22, 2017
Ball State will unveil its Bicycle Master Plan during a public hearing March 1 in the Pittenger Student Center.
February 17, 2017
Ball State University is saddened by the passing of Rodney Davis, a longtime professor in the Miller College of Business.