October 16, 2017
Source: Star Press
Story notes over the past month in a partnership with Ball State University and The Star Press, public forums were held where the community could tackle a wide array of topics and issues facing Muncie.
October 13, 2017
Source: Star Press
Story notes the final of three recent public forums led by Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns looked at economic development, and what the city and university could do together to promote it.
October 13, 2017
Source: Star Press
Column analyzes the community forums.
October 13, 2017
Source: Star Press
Video from the third community forum is posted.
October 7, 2017
Source: Star Press
Ball State President Geoffrey S. Means pens a column.
October 3, 2017
Source: WSBT TV
Story features President Geoffrey S. Mearns. Note: UMC’s media team scheduled this interview.
October 3, 2017
Source: WNDU TV
Story features President Geoffrey S. Mearns and notes that while many liberal arts colleges are struggling to stay afloat, Ball State is thriving. Note: UMC’s media team scheduled this interview.
September 27, 2017
Source: Star Press
Story reviews Wednesday night's second Better Together Community Forum at Minnetrista, an opportunity for Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns to learn more about Muncie and how to best leverage the university's arts and culture to improve the community.
September 26, 2017
Source: Star Press
Story examines the next forum.
August 22, 2016
Inside Indiana Business: Ball State interim president updates campus projects
Story notes Ball State Interim President Terry King updated campus efforts last week during the Fall Opening Convocation, attended by several hundred faculty and staff.
January 19, 2016
The Star Press: Former BSU president Pruis dead at 92
Source: Star Press
Story focuses on former Ball State President John J. Pruis died Saturday at Westminster Village.
January 15, 2016
Ball State Daily: Ball State ranks in top 50 for online programs
For the fifth year in a row, the U.S. News and World Report scored Ball State's online programs in the top 50 programs.
January 12, 2016
Ball State: Fall Commencement 2015
Source: Ball State
Ball State University conferred 1,158 degrees during its 175th commencement.
January 12, 2016
Ball State: Students produce TV commercials for Ball State, earning real-world experience
Source: Ball State
Student teams created four commercials, each one reflecting a portion of the school’s refreshed vision hinging on student- and community-centered goals as a 21st century public research institution.
January 11, 2016
Indiana Public Media: Mike Neu replaces Pete Lembo as Ball State football coach
Story quotes Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson.
January 8, 2016
NCAA: Ball State football: Mike Neu returns as head football coach
Source: NCAA
Ball State University is welcoming back one of its own as Mike Neu has been named the new head coach for the Cardinal football program.
January 8, 2016
The Star Press: Neu introduced, will earn $425,000 base salary
Source: Star Press
Story quotes Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson.
January 8, 2016
The Star Press: With memories of past success, Neu looks ahead
Source: Star Press
Story notes Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson attended the event announcing Mike Neu as the new football coach. President Ferguson addresses the crowd on the video accompanying the story.
December 18, 2015
Ball State: Ball State praised for solid financial management
Source: Ball State
The Ball State Board of Trustees today accepted the university’s 2015 audited financial report.
December 8, 2015
The Star Press: Moody's assigns Aa3 rating to BSU
Source: Star Press
Story notes Moody's Investors Service has assigned an Aa3 rating (high quality, very low credit risk) to Ball State University's latest bond issue — $60 million for more residence hall renovation.
December 3, 2015
The Star Press: GearBox makers hub gets a preview
Source: Star Press
Story notes Ball State University President Paul W. Ferguson was among the speakers at Thursday's ribbon-cutting. The university, local schools and foundations and groups have provided funding or pledged support for the project.
November 12, 2015
Indiana Public Radio: Indiana college presidents talk about diversity after Missouri protests
Story notes that in an email sent to all students and staff, Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson says he plans to give a “State of Diversity” address next spring that will talk about recommendations from a previously established diversity council.
October 14, 2015
The Star Press: BSU commits $300,000 to Muncie Food Hub
Source: Star Press
Story quotes Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson in a story about the university earmarking nearly $300,000 to help establish a regional food hub to ramp up the supply of locally produced food.
October 7, 2015
The Star Press: Ferguson takes climate leader role
Source: Star Press
Story notes that Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson traveled to Atlanta this week to sign a new commitment to fight climate change, the increasing pace and intensity of which he and 45 other presidents are deeply concerned about.
October 5, 2015
The Star Press: Second-year BSU president refreshing
Source: Star Press
During his first sit-down interview with The Star Press in more than a year, Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson discussed the university's refreshed brand, refreshed vision, the $25-million hotel/conference center that was proposed several years ago, research, his first big initiatives, enrollment, administrative reorganization, and a renewed emphasis on sustainability.