June 29, 2015
Online brief notes policy adoption by Ball State University Foundation regarding ESG investment principles.
May 18, 2015
Ball State University President Paul W. Ferguson is talking about his first year on campus, and continues to focus on his Centennial Commitment plan.
May 6, 2015
Ball State University Board of Trustees has approved several new degree programs. They include two master's and four new bachelor's degrees in areas like astronomy and Chinese.
April 4, 2015
President Ferguson pens a guest column.
April 2, 2015
Story notes that shortly after Gov. Mike Pence signed the "religious freedom" law on Thursday, Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson released a statement concerning new legislation to fix the controversial measure.
March 27, 2015
Story notes that President Ferguson participated in the event.
March 24, 2015
Story notes that Ball State students are producing a wide range of programing in the newly opened Video News Studio, the final piece of the $4 million Unified Media Lab (UML).
March 21, 2015
President Ferguson is quoted in a story about how state colleges increasing the number of graduates while education levels haven't budged quotes.
March 18, 2015
The story quotes Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson and Roger Lavery, dean of the College of Communication, Information, and Media.
March 12, 2015
Story notes that the chairman of the Indiana Senate Appropriations Committee says it’s “almost mandatory” that the Legislature fund construction of new science and health professions facilities at Ball State.
February 7, 2015
Story notes that the Board of Trustees Friday unanimously endorsed President Paul W. Ferguson’s vision for the future of Ball State University as a model of the most student-centered, and community-engaged, 21st century public research institution.
February 6, 2015
Story notes that Ball State President Paul Ferguson says he wants the Muncie school to become a model of today’s public research university.
February 6, 2015
Story reviews President Ferguson's state of the university address.
Note: Associated Press distributed this story to media in the Midwest, including the Chicago Tribune, WANE-TV and WTHR-13.
February 3, 2015
Story notes that Bernard Hannon, associate vice president for business affairs and assistant treasurer at Ball State since 2010, will serve as the university’s next vice president for business affairs and treasurer at a salary of $270,000.
Note: Inside Indiana Business also reported this story.
January 31, 2015
Story analyzes the aftermath of Ball State losing $13 million through two investment scams.
January 25, 2015
The playcall had already been made for Ball State's $20 million athletics fundraising campaign when Bill Scholl arrived on campus as athletic director in 2012.
January 8, 2015
Ball State officially revealed Mark Sandy will take over the Cardinals after spending the past nine years at Eastern Kentucky.
January 6, 2015
Story notes that two members of Ball State's Board of Trustees have been reappointed for four-year terms.
January 4, 2015
Story notes that President Ferguson announced in an email on Friday that he had accepted the resignations of Tom Taylor, vice president for enrollment, marketing and communications, and Tony Proudfoot, associate vice president for marketing and communications.
January 3, 2015
Star Press: Muncie plans MLK Day events
Story notes that Paul Ferguson, the new president of Ball State, and Marc Lamont Hill, a Morehouse College professor and commentator on CNN and BET, will be among the speakers during two days’ worth of events, set for Jan. 19-20.
January 1, 2015
Inside Indiana Business: Pence makes multiple appointments
Story notes that Gov. Mike Pence has appointed and re-appointed members to several boards and commissions, including the Ball State Board of Trustees. Note: WOWO-AM also posted this story.
January 1, 2015
Star Press: Take a look ahead at 2015
Story notes that Ball State President Paul Ferguson will deliver his "State of the University" speech Feb. 6 to faculty and staff.
December 15, 2014
Star Press: BSU delays policy to weed out lazy faculty
Story notes that Ball State trustees have expressed concern that faculty have been slow to act on a policy to weed out professors who are "chronic low performers."
December 10, 2014
Indiana Public Media: Universities talk funding formula at state budget committee
Story cites Ball State President Paul Ferguson.
December 9, 2014
Star Press: City gearing up for MLK Day events
Story notes that Paul Ferguson, the new president of Ball State, and Marc Lamont Hill, a Morehouse College professor and commentator on CNN and BET, will be among the speakers during the two-day event, set for Jan. 19-20.