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.
April 11, 2016
Ball State alumnus Scott McCorkle, CEO of Salesforce’s Marketing Cloud, will be the Spring Commencement speaker.
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.
November 11, 2015
David Letterman returns to his alma mater Nov. 30 to host a discussion with filmmakers Spike Jonze and Bennett Miller.
June 18, 2015
Ball State alumni Jules and Terry Mominee run Mominee Studios Inc., a business that designs and restores stained glass in historic buildings.
February 24, 2015
Alumna Kimberly Howe-Ferguson, ’07, saw young people leaving the ‘system’ with few job or life skills. So she decided to change that.
February 5, 2015
American Institute of Architects names Ball State alumnus Zachary Benedict one of the country’s 14 best young architects for 2015.
August 21, 2014
Ball State has announced the names of high-achieving students who've captured top national honors during the 2013-14 academic year.
January 14, 2013
Funds donated to the Emens Scholarship in honor of Ball State University Foundation president emeritus.
October 18, 2012
West Lafayette, Ind., businessman Mark Holden gives Ball State $1 million to build the Holden Strategic Communications Center and launch the Unified Media Lab.
October 8, 2012
Vice president emeritus Robert E. Linson has donated $25,000 through his estate to increase funds for a scholarship assisting Ball State students involved in alumni activities.
September 28, 2012
Late Muncie resident and Burris alumnus William F. Stout has donated $25,000 through his estate to increase funds for scholarships assisting Ball State students in journalism and medical education.
September 12, 2012
The Ball State University Foundation on Sept. 12 hired Cheri O'Neill as its incoming president and chief executive officer. O'Neill will begin her work at the Ball State University Foundation on Jan. 1, 2013.
August 29, 2012
In honor of Miller College of Business professor William Moser, Ball State alumnus Robert Shipley has dedicated $50,000 to create a scholarship recognizing Moser’s contribution to Ball State University.
August 6, 2012
Ball State University today announced the appointment of Julie C. Stroh as executive director of alumni programs. Stroh, currently senior director of alumni programs at the University of Miami, will begin her new job on Aug. 31.
July 30, 2012
The Ball State Backyard is back for guests to visit at this year's 156th Indiana State Fair Aug. 3-19, including Ball State Day from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Aug. 4 in the Agriculture-Horticulture building.
May 23, 2012
Robert E. "Bob" Linson, vice president emeritus for university relations at Ball State and director emeritus of the Ball State Foundation, has died. He was 89.
March 7, 2012
Alumna Georgia M. Burns has donated more than $76,000 through her estate to establish three scholarships that will assist Ball State students.
March 5, 2012
The Lindsay "Spike" Van Dyke Scholarship in Lighting Design and Technology has been established by gifts in excess of $25,000 from friends and family of Lindsay Van Dyke.
March 2, 2012
Kelli and G. Steven Burrill have committed $50,000 to establish the Burrill Scholarship to recruit outstanding students to Ball State.
January 27, 2012
Ball State Board of Trustees approve conferral of an honorary doctor of arts degree to two-time Tony Award-winner Sutton Foster, the university's May Commencement speaker and significant contributor to the enrichment of Ball State performing arts students.
January 26, 2012
Tony Award-winning star Sutton Foster is co-directing Ball State's production of "The Drowsy Chaperone," which opens on the University Theatre stage Feb. 9 at 7:30 p.m. Additional performances are scheduled Feb. 10-11 and 15-18, with a matinee scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Feb. 12.
January 24, 2012
Alumni Keith Greenwalt and Marla Templeton have donated more than $50,000 to provide support for Ball State's women's and men's volleyball programs.