September 8, 2017
During his formal installation as Ball State’s 17th president, Geoffrey S. Mearns announced that he and his wife, Jennifer, are funding scholarships to assist local high school students with their dreams of attending college.
March 15, 2017
Renovations and refurbishment breathe new energy into the home of Ball State’s president as the university prepares for its 100th anniversary.
February 15, 2017
Incoming President Geoffrey S. Mearns will begin at Ball State University on Monday, May 15.
January 26, 2017
Members of the Ball State University community connected with lawmakers and other key stakeholders. They shared stories and information about how the university benefits students and the state as a whole, and illustrated the impact those students then have in their career fields, their communities across the state and around the world.
January 24, 2017
Trustees select Geoffrey S. Mearns as the 17th president of Ball State University.
November 9, 2016
Ball State joins five other Indiana higher education institutions to boost the number of bachelor’s degrees earned by historically underrepresented minorities.
August 19, 2016
Ball State kicks off the academic year with the Fall Opening Convocation, including messages from Interim President Terry King and faculty awards.
December 18, 2015
Trustees note high ratings by Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, reflecting a solid financial outlook for the university.
December 3, 2015
John Seffrin, a Ball State graduate who recently retired as CEO of the American Cancer Society, will be the main speaker for December Commencement.
February 6, 2015
Ball State’s Board of Trustees unanimously support President Paul W. Ferguson’s focused strategic plan for the university’s future.
September 22, 2014
Indianapolis attorney Julie Halbig has accepted the position of Vice President for Government Relations at Ball State University.
October 26, 2013
President Jo Ann Gora informed the Board of Trustees yesterday that she will retire from her position as president of Ball State University at the end of June, 2014.
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.
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.
October 16, 2012
Ball State University alumnus and CBS "Late Show" host David Letterman will return to campus on November 26 for a conversation with media icon, philanthropist Oprah Winfrey
March 19, 2012
Ball State will dedicate the nation's largest geothermal system of its kind during a March 20 ceremony in Sursa Hall.
September 23, 2011
The Ball State Bold capital campaign raised more than $210.8 million to benefit students.
August 16, 2011
Ball State hopeful for Jennifer Haskell's recovery
March 14, 2011
A former executive director for development at Ball State, T.W. Hudson Akin, returns to become vice president for university advancement.
January 21, 2011
Ball State graduate William A. McClain, a member of the Indiana Football Hall of Fame, has been presented the university's President's Medal of Distinction.
November 4, 2010
The Ball State community pauses to remember Janice Ball Fisher, daughter of Edmund B. Ball, one of the five industrialist brothers who were the original sponsors of the university, and wife of the late John Fisher, another towering figure in the history of the institution.
November 1, 2010
October 14, 2010
The university earns a leadership award from Second Nature and the American College & University Presidents' Climate Commitment as a "best example" of how higher education is helping shift society's thinking and behavior toward greater sustainability.
August 26, 2010
Fall Faculty Convocation
July 23, 2010
A committee representing broad participation from the campus community will conduct a routine assessment of the Ball State athletics program. The review must be conducted in 10-year cycles at all NCAA Division I institutions to validate alignment with the Association's goals and standards. A positive outcome would result in recertification of Ball State's participation in NCAA intercollegiate play.