News Articles in January 2011

January 28, 2011
The Board of Trustees approved a 3.25 percent increase in room and board rates for 2011-12. However, due to the popularity of the university's premium housing plan offering students two-year guaranteed contracts, thousands will experience no change in rates and the average rate increase will be only 2.6 percent.
January 26, 2011
Scholarship created by anonymous alumnus in honor of a Ball State professor.
January 25, 2011
Niel C. and Karen M. Ellerbrook have committed a $250,000 gift to honor Joseph W. Jackson.
January 25, 2011
Picnic195.jpgThe story of Hal Carter stumbling into the lives of Flo Owens and her two daughters will premiere on Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. and show who has the courage to fight for happiness. "Picnic" will also be shown Feb. 11–12 and Feb. 16–19 at 7:30 p.m. with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Feb. 13.
January 25, 2011
Joseph F. Howell donates $50,000 to honor his mother, June Gadbury Howell.
January 21, 2011
Ball State graduate William A. McClain, a member of the Indiana Football Hall of Fame, has been presented the university's President's Medal of Distinction.
January 21, 2011
The Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) reports a $1 increase in gasoline prices could slow Indiana’s economic recovery.
January 18, 2011
Higher education leaders from Afghanistan and representatives of Canadian and U.S. universities will participate in a first of its kind conference Jan. 25-26 at Ball State University’s Indianapolis Center.
January 11, 2011
A social justice champion who once sued the president of the United States to keep her seat on the U.S. Civil Rights Commission leads off the series of spring 2011 speakers at Ball State, a list that also includes alumna and Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts, Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell, Hollywood producer Michael Uslan and Native American artist Michael Naranjo.
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