March 6, 2014
A resolution authored by Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane (D-Anderson) honoring Ball State University President Jo Ann Gora was approved by the Senate. Gora, who is approaching her decade mark as president, will retire this June.
January 30, 2014
Marcus Jackman announces plans to enter seminary; Ball State will begin the search for new general manager for Indiana Public Radio (IPR).
January 10, 2014
The Ball State University Board of Trustees elected Rick Hall as chair of the board. Trustees also approved new room and board rates, and approved new bylaw.
January 8, 2014
R. Wayne Estopinal, chair of search committee, announces public forums, seeks input on new president.
December 6, 2013
In accordance with a presidential proclamation regarding the passing of Nelson Mandela, Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half staff beginning immediately. Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset Monday, December 9.
November 22, 2013
On the order of the president of the United States, Ball State University will lower its U.S. flags today (Friday, November 22) in honor of the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
October 16, 2013
To celebrate the 50th anniversary season of Emens Auditorium, the university will kick off a yearlong celebration beginning with the Oct. 22 Artist Series production of the Broadway hit "Hello Dolly." A preshow reception will begin at 5:30 p.m. in front of the auditorium for ticketholders of the event. Ball State President Jo Ann M. Gora and others will deliver remarks before the show's 7:30 p.m. opening.
October 7, 2013
Ball State trustees approve insurance benefits designed to manage costs for both employees and the university.
September 25, 2013
Ball State trustees approve a refinancing program that will save taxpayers $1 million in interest for construction projects.
September 17, 2013
Governor Mike Pence is directing flags at state facilities statewide to be flown at half-staff beginning Tuesday, September 17 in honor of the victims of yesterday's shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. Flags should remain at half-staff until sunset Friday, September 20.
September 11, 2013
Ball State is seeking input for a comprehensive campus master plan that will help the university develop strategic goals, guiding principles and priorities for the use and development of facilities. The plan will guide campus planning for the foreseeable future.
September 6, 2013
Congressman Luke Messer and Ball State President Jo Ann M. Gora have established the new Congressional Leadership Academy for high-ability high school juniors in Indiana’s 6th Congressional District.
August 12, 2013
Ball State University will deploy large high-definition video boards at Scheumann Stadium and Worthen Arena. Fans will see replays, interviews and special features during games on the screens, leased from a Pendleton, Ind., company.
July 25, 2013
On the order of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, Ball State University will lower its flags Saturday, July 27 in honor of Korean War Veterans Armistice Day.
July 19, 2013
Ball State Board of Trustees approves the completion of the university’s geothermal project, which will save an estimated $2 million a year in operating costs.
July 15, 2013
Ball State University has hired David R. Terrell, former senior adviser for the Indiana lieutenant governor, to the newly created position of director of economic development policy.
June 28, 2013
Gov. Mike Pence has named Kyle Pierce, a political science and pre-law major from Fishers, Ind., to a two-year term as the student representative on Ball State’s Board of Trustees.
June 6, 2013
Trustees approve lowest tuition and fee increase since 1976, budget and salary plans and amend the University Core Curriculum and Promotion and Tenure Policy.