December 15, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Ball State trustees have expressed concern that faculty have been slow to act on a policy to weed out professors who are "chronic low performers."
December 10, 2014
Story cites Ball State President Paul Ferguson.
December 9, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Paul Ferguson, the new president of Ball State, and Marc Lamont Hill, a Morehouse College professor and commentator on CNN and BET, will be among the speakers during the two-day event, set for Jan. 19-20.
December 5, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Gov. Mike Pence was the headline speaker at Thursday’s Ball State Indiana Economic Outlook, and the governor and the crowd of 300-plus had lunch in the Horizon Convention Center before speakers came to the dais. Once he stood behind the lectern, Pence gestured to the far side of the room and noted he was sitting at a table with Ball State president Paul Ferguson.
October 28, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story cites President Ferguson, among others.
October 23, 2014
President Ferguson is quoted. Note: Associated Press distributed a story from The Star-Press to media outlets across the state and nation, including the Indianapolis Business Journal, Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette, San Francisco Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News.
October 22, 2014
Source: Star Press
Story focuses on the new facility and quotes President Ferguson and others.
October 21, 2014
Source: Star Press
A ribbon cutting and dedication for the Charles W. Brown Planetarium will be at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
October 18, 2014
Source: Star Press
Editorial examines the current status of the investment issue.
October 17, 2014
Source: Star Press
Ball State University President Paul Ferguson and Board of Trustees chair Rick Hall met today with the State Budget Committee to discuss the university's findings and action plan moving forward related to the school's losses of more than $13 million in fraudulent investments.
October 10, 2014
Source: Star Press
A petition signed by parents, alumni and others has forced Ball State University President Paul Ferguson to cancel plans to spray weed killer on the lawn at BSU's K-12 Burris Laboratory School.
October 9, 2014
Source: Star Press
The pull of his friend Bill Scholl brought Brian Hardin to Muncie and a spot as a Ball State deputy athletic director.
October 8, 2014
Ball State University has named Brian Hardin interim athletic director. He currently serves as deputy athletic director and will take on the role as a search committee seeks a successor to Bill Scholl.
September 23, 2014
Source: Star Press
President Paul W. Ferguson has announced that Indianapolis attorney Julie Halbig has accepted the position of vice president for government relations at Ball State University.
September 22, 2014
Ball State University has named Julie Halbig Vice President for Government Relations. Halbig most recently served as government relations specialist at the law firm Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP in Indianapolis.
September 21, 2014
Source: Star Press
Few can envy new Ball State University President Paul Ferguson's undertaking to fill two highly important vacancies — treasurer and athletic director.
September 13, 2014
Source: Star Press
Ball State University President Paul Ferguson has added a new position to his cabinet — senior adviser to the president and chief of staff.
August 17, 2014
Ball State University President Paul Ferguson abandoned the traditional State of the University speech when he faced hundreds of faculty from the stage at Emens Auditorium on Friday, saying his two weeks on the job haven’t been enough.
August 15, 2014
At 61, Ferguson is starting his first school year leading the public college of about 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students in Muncie, northwest of Indianapolis.
August 2, 2014
Source: Star Press
After days of unpacking and moving into the Ball State University president's residence, Paul Ferguson on Friday began his duties as the university's 15th leader.
August 1, 2014
Paul Ferguson will take the reins today as the 15th president of Ball State University. He had been serving as president of the University of Maine. Ferguson succeeds Jo Ann Gora, who retired in June after ten years at the helm of the Muncie campus.
June 6, 2014
Star Press: Mayor Dennis Tyler honors Jo Ann Gora for city-BSU partnership
Source: Star Press
Tyler gave outgoing BSU president the Spirit of Chief Munsee award, story says.
June 4, 2014
Insider Higher Education: Presidents vs. Guns
Amid a national push by gun advocates to permit concealed carry on campuses, a new poll of college presidents found that 95 percent of them oppose measures to allow concealed weapons on campus.
June 3, 2014
Chronicle for Higher Education: Overwhelming majority of college presidents oppose guns on campus
Research by Ball State's Jagdish Khubchandani is cited.
June 3, 2014
Huffington Post: Overwhelming Majority of College Presidents Oppose Allowing Guns on Campus, Research Finds
Research from Ball State University publicized Monday showed 95 percent of college presidents and chancellors oppose permiting firearms on their campuses.
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