News Articles in 2017

June 7, 2017
BeneficenceSupport 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
BeneficenceSupport 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
Students perform in "Reimagining Mary"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 24, 2017
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
biology major Ellen Wagner 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
BeneficenceThe 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
Reagan Pender and Amanda Walker“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
Rod DavisBall State University is saddened by the passing of Rodney Davis, a longtime professor in the Miller College of Business.
February 15, 2017
Geoff MearnsIncoming President Geoffrey S. Mearns will begin at Ball State University on Monday, May 15.
February 14, 2017
Ball State’s participation in the voluntary FCC spectrum auction has ended, and the university will continue broadcasting.
February 3, 2017
Shafer TowerThe Ball State University Board of Trustees today approved a paid parental leave policy for employees upon the birth or adoption of a child.
January 30, 2017
The production opens Feb. 3 and continues through Feb. 11. Buy tickets from the box office.
January 29, 2017
January 26, 2017
Ball State Day at the StatehouseMembers of the Ball State University community connected with lawmakers and other key stakeholders. They shared stories and information about how the university benefits students and the state as a whole, and illustrated the impact those students then have in their career fields, their communities across the state and around the world.
January 26, 2017
“SHIFT: Jongil Ma, Christopher Smith, Corban Walker,” a global exhibition presenting contemporary works from three international artists, will explore how people see and experience space and time as well as physical and emotional realities. The exhibit runs Jan. 20-May 7 with music and lectures throughout the semester.
January 24, 2017
Incoming President Geoffrey MearnsTrustees select Geoffrey S. Mearns as the 17th president of Ball State University.
January 18, 2017
Al RentAl Rent, a fixture in local broadcasting and a champion of Ball State University, has died after an extended illness. He was 73.
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