May 15, 2013
Ball State University’s decisions not to renew five charter schools are affirmed by the recommendation of the hearing panel and President Jo Ann M. Gora.
March 26, 2013
The 2013 Emens Distinguished Professor Lecture Series welcomes Robert Marzano, co-founder and CEO of Marzano Research Laboratory (MRL), to speak at 7 p.m. April 2 in Pruis Hall at Ball State University. Marzano's research addresses current issues in teacher evaluation and best practices that lead to student achievement in the classroom.
January 22, 2013
Ball State University will not renew seven charter schools, will extend contracts by three years with performance conditions for seven and renew full five-year contracts for four. Two schools withdrew requests for renewal.
June 6, 2012
The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities has been named one of the best high schools in the United States in Newsweek’s 2012 high school rankings.
May 14, 2012
Ball State University has introduced its newest class of Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows for the 2012-13 academic year.
April 2, 2012
Robert and Emma Holmes have donated more than $300,000 through their estate to establish the Robert Thomas Holmes and Emma Bauman Holmes Scholarship to assist students at Ball State University.
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.
January 17, 2012
Alumna Grace Jackson donated more than $215,000 through her estate to establish the Grace Jackson Teachers College Scholarship to assist students at Ball State University.
November 2, 2011
Students who have earned a master of science degree in adult education from Indiana University can now transfer up to 30 credit hours toward a doctor of education degree in adult, higher and community education from Ball State.
October 13, 2011
Harry and Rosemary Wong, two of the most sought-after speakers in education, will hold a free informational seminar, “How to Be an Effective and Successful Teacher,” from 8:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Oct. 19, in Emens Auditorium.
July 6, 2011
A scholarship fund has been created by Margaret L. Hosey, professor emerita of psychology and educational psychology.
June 23, 2011
The Indiana Academy Nonresidential Early College Program (NECP) will allow high school juniors and seniors to earn a high school Academic Honors Diploma and accumulate college credit hours.
May 20, 2011
Seven Ball State students are participating in the 2011 500 Festival Princess Program as part of the festivities leading up to "Greatest Spectacle in Racing." As princesses, the students act as goodwill ambassadors for communities statewide, volunteering for schools and other nonprofit organizations.
November 23, 2010
Alumna donates estate funds to the Ball State Fund.
November 8, 2010
The Indiana School Transformation Conference Nov. 11 at Ball State will feature Douglas Reeves, a Harvard University professor and founder of The Leadership and Learning Center, as its keynote presenter.
November 8, 2010
Alumnus donates estate funds to early childhood education scholarship in his wife’s name.
September 13, 2010
Susan Tancock, professor of elementary education, is the 2010 Rawlings Award recipient for her work in distance education.
September 8, 2010
Ball State students unveil “Changing Gears: End of an Era,” a feature-length documentary about BorgWarner closing its doors and the effects of deindustrialization in America.
September 3, 2010
International education expert Andreas Schleicher will speak about the status of the American education system in a global context during a Sept. 9 appearance at Ball State University.
August 13, 2010
Elementary education scholarship created in memory of Ball State alumna Mary Elizabeth Steiner Babcock.
June 18, 2010
Ball State will use the U.S. Department of State grant to help Tikrit University in Iraq transform its curriculum and its faculty members' teaching style.
May 25, 2010
Research report from Ball State University reveals continuing gaps in relative public funding of charter and traditional district schools, with largest discrepancies in major metropolitan districts.
May 5, 2010
Twenty Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellows will start their master’s studies at Ball State this summer. After the year-long program, the fellows will teach science and math in high-need urban and rural classrooms.
April 15, 2010
A four-year, $750,000 grant from the Indiana Department of Education will provide family literacy and out-of-school enhancement programs to a local elementary school.
March 1, 2010
An education scholarship has been created in memory of Ozora T. and Maxine White, parents of a Ball State alumnus. Combined, the couple served the Anderson school system for a total of 70 years.