News Articles in Administrative

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 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.
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 15, 2017
Renovations and refurbishment breathe new energy into the home of Ball State’s president as the university prepares for its 100th anniversary.
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 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 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.
January 9, 2017
Kathy WolfKathy Wolf brings years of nonprofit and corporate experience to bear as the new vice president for marketing and communications at Ball State.
November 30, 2016
Robert MorrisRobert Morris, Ball State’s chief academic officer, passes away.
November 29, 2016
Gov. Mike Pence names Mike McDaniel, ’73 MPA ’79, to Ball State University Board of Trustees.
September 9, 2016
The Board of Trustees approved the naming of the Dr. Don Shondell Practice Center after the men’s volleyball head coach from 1959 to 1998.
September 2, 2016
The university earned the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from “Insight Into Diversity” magazine for the campus’ commitment to diversity and inclusion.
August 19, 2016
Terry King - Fall ConvocationBall State kicks off the academic year with the Fall Opening Convocation, including messages from Interim President Terry King and faculty awards.
July 20, 2016
With a long history as the state’s entrepreneurial university, Ball State supports Gov. Pence’s desire to boost innovative job-creation endeavors in Indiana.
July 8, 2016
Frank BrackenAmong his contributions, he served seven years as the president of the Board of Trustees and 18 years as the vice president.
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
Shafer TowerTrustees approve the general fund budget plan for 2016-17, allowing for increased scholarship funds, launching of new College of Health and rewarding meritorious employees.
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