May 17, 2016
The Ball State community mourns the passing of Ronald Venderly, alumnus and benefactor of the university, who died May 12 at age 87 in his hometown of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Venderly cared passionately about higher education, athletics and the arts.
May 6, 2016
Trustees approve the general fund budget plan for 2016-17, allowing for increased scholarship funds, launching of new College of Health and rewarding meritorious employees.
April 15, 2016
Trustees accept the master plan proposal, name the presidential search committee and vote to honor Spring Commencement speaker and alumnus Scott McCorkle with an honorary doctor of laws degree.
April 11, 2016
Ball State alumnus Scott McCorkle, CEO of Salesforce’s Marketing Cloud, will be the Spring Commencement speaker.
March 28, 2016
The Ball State and Muncie communities are invited to participate in public forums taking place April 21 and 22 to provide input on desired qualities of and areas of emphasis for the new president.
March 14, 2016
The Ball State Board of Trustees announces committee chair and plans for open forums.
March 14, 2016
After a national search, Ball State University names Jennifer Bott as dean of the Miller College of Business.
March 2, 2016
Ball State receives support from alumnus “Papa John” Schnatter and the Charles Koch Foundation to launch the John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Ball State University.
January 29, 2016
The new Ball State College of Health will offer degrees in counseling psychology, health science, kinesiology, nutrition/dietetics, nursing, speech pathology and audiology, and social work.
December 18, 2015
Trustees note high ratings by Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, reflecting a solid financial outlook for the university.
December 17, 2015
New Ball State Commencement app links students and guests to important information about the ceremony.
December 3, 2015
John Seffrin, a Ball State graduate who recently retired as CEO of the American Cancer Society, will be the main speaker for December Commencement.
December 2, 2015
My Voice lets students recommend ways to improve Ball State. Voting runs through Dec. 11 to select ideas, which a student team will research then proposed to administrators.
November 30, 2015
Ball State alumnus David Letterman gives collection of memorabilia from his 33-year TV career to Ball State University.
November 11, 2015
David Letterman returns to his alma mater Nov. 30 to host a discussion with filmmakers Spike Jonze and Bennett Miller.
November 4, 2015
As a Fulbright Scholar, Ball State Professor Nihal Perera will research and teach urban planning in Myanmar.
October 28, 2015
CBER report finds that Indiana may have an excess supply of trained teachers and not a shortage.
October 20, 2015
A new report finds that wheelchair users look at a variety of factors including accessibility and privacy when selecting a college.
October 19, 2015
Sophomore Shelby Sneed won Ball State's first Chirp! Chirp! Spirit Scholarship, which covers half of in-state tuition for a semester.
September 25, 2015
Longtime broadcaster and community activist Al Rent will oversee public broadcasting operations at Ball State.
September 23, 2015
Trustees approve the creation of a College of Health and support the renovation of Emens Auditorium as a campus-community collaboration.
September 8, 2015
Ball State University’s total student enrollment increases 2.6 percent for fall 2015.
August 31, 2015
President Paul W. Ferguson has announced the awarding of 16 Academic Excellence Grants representing approximately $4.2 million in funding for new initiatives in The Centennial Commitment (18 by ’18).