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February 7, 2015
Story notes that the Board of Trustees Friday unanimously endorsed President Paul W. Ferguson’s vision for the future of Ball State University as a model of the most student-centered, and community-engaged, 21st century public research institution.
February 6, 2015
Story notes that Ball State President Paul Ferguson says he wants the Muncie school to become a model of today’s public research university.
February 6, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story reviews President Ferguson's state of the university address.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story to media in the Midwest, including the Chicago Tribune, WANE-TV and WTHR-13.
February 3, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Bernard Hannon, associate vice president for business affairs and assistant treasurer at Ball State since 2010, will serve as the university’s next vice president for business affairs and treasurer at a salary of $270,000.
Note: Inside Indiana Business also reported this story.
January 31, 2015
Story analyzes the aftermath of Ball State losing $13 million through two investment scams.
January 25, 2015
Source: Star Press
The playcall had already been made for Ball State's $20 million athletics fundraising campaign when Bill Scholl arrived on campus as athletic director in 2012.
January 8, 2015
Source: Star Press
Ball State officially revealed Mark Sandy will take over the Cardinals after spending the past nine years at Eastern Kentucky.
January 6, 2015
Story notes that two members of Ball State's Board of Trustees have been reappointed for four-year terms.
January 4, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story notes that President Ferguson announced in an email on Friday that he had accepted the resignations of Tom Taylor, vice president for enrollment, marketing and communications, and Tony Proudfoot, associate vice president for marketing and communications.
January 3, 2015
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 two days’ worth of events, set for Jan. 19-20.
January 1, 2015
Story notes that Gov. Mike Pence has appointed and re-appointed members to several boards and commissions, including the Ball State Board of Trustees. Note: WOWO-AM also posted this story.
January 1, 2015
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Ball State President Paul Ferguson will deliver his "State of the University" speech Feb. 6 to faculty and staff.
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.
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