News Articles in May 2009

May 20, 2009
Trustees approve promotions and tenure
May 18, 2009
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May 15, 2009
Former elementary school teacher and principal John E. Jacobson, a reading specialist and expert on high-quality accountability practices, has been named the new dean of Teachers College at Ball State University succeeding Roy Weaver. He leaves the position of dean of the College of Education at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas.
May 14, 2009
The Ball State Board of Trustees voted at its May meeting to adjust health insurance premiums for employees starting July 1, approved the awarding of an honorary degree and the promotions and/or tenure of 54 faculty members.
May 12, 2009
A new study of Indiana's cultural tourism industry shows that while more people are visiting parks, zoos and museums, such facilities are being forced to make dramatic cutbacks as public and private support wanes.
May 11, 2009
Marcie Greene was named the most outstanding student lighting designer in the country at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) in Washington, D.C.
May 8, 2009
Construction of the country's largest geothermal heating and cooling system begins at a unique groundbreaking ceremony, with U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar doing the honors.
May 8, 2009
Carolyn Malone, an associate professor of history, is the recipient of the Lawhead Award for her dedication to the University Core Curriculum.
May 5, 2009
University's strategic emphasis on attracting more high-achieving students to Ball State and giving them a top-notch education is now paying dividends as more undergraduates and recent alumni secure major grants.
May 4, 2009
For the fourth time this decade, Ball State has been named Television School of the Year by the Indiana Association of School Broadcasters.
May 4, 2009
Sen. Richard Lugar will pull double duty on campus Saturday, May 9, serving as principal speaker at spring Commencement and presiding over the start of construction on the largest geothermal heating and cooling system in the country.
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