News Articles in Administrative

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.
April 15, 2016
Shafer TowerTrustees 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
Beneficence imageTrustees 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
Fall Commencement imageJohn 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
David Letterman imageBall 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
Ball State graduate Dustin Gilmer receives his degree from Dean Roger Lavery while President Paul W. Ferguson looks onA new report finds that wheelchair users look at a variety of factors including accessibility and privacy when selecting a college.
October 19, 2015
Shelby Sneed wins Chirp! Chirp! awardSophomore Shelby Sneed won Ball State's first Chirp! Chirp! Spirit Scholarship, which covers half of in-state tuition for a semester.
October 5, 2015
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