The nine members of the Ball State Board of Trustees are appointed by the governor of Indiana. The board's primary duties are to:

  • set the strategic direction of the university
  • ensure fiscal responsibility
  • provide oversight to university operations
  • hire, supervise and evaluate the university’s chief administrator
  • borrow money, issue bonds, and let contracts
  • prescribe conditions for admission
  • grant degrees and issue diplomas or certificates
  • define the duties of and provide compensation for faculty and staff of the university
  • receive and administer all donations, bequests, grants, funds, and property that are given or provided to the university

The board is made up of two Ball State alumni, one full-time student, and six members appointed at large. Appointments are for four-year terms.

Resolution (PDF)

Upcoming Board Meeting

October 1, 2021 

Fall 2021

  • October 1 - Regular Meeting
  • December 17 - Regular Meeting

Spring 2022

  • January 28 - Organizational Meeting
  • March 25 - Regular Meeting
  • May 6 - Regular Meeting

Documents Archive

Find previous Board of Trustees meeting agendas, email communications, press releases, and remarks from the President.

View Archives

Electronic Participation for Trustees

Article II, Section 6 of the Bylaws of the Ball State University Board of Trustees provides for electronic participation for members.

Read Bylaw (PDF)

Board of Trustees Members

Renae Conley

Renae Conley 

Chair
Chicago, IL
Biography

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Matt Momper

Vice Chair
Fort Wayne, IN
Biography

Michael McDaniel

Mike McDaniel

Secretary
Indianapolis, IN
Biography

Brian Gallagher

Brian Gallagher

Assistant Secretary
Chevy Chase, MD
Biography

Henry O. Hall

Henry Hall

Member
Fort Wayne, IN
Biography

 

Rick Hall

Rick Hall

Member
Carmel, IN
Biography

Jean Ann Harcourt

Jean Ann Harcourt

Member
Milroy, IN
Biography

Mark Hardwick

Mark Hardwick 

Member
Muncie, IN
Biography

Amy Wyse

Amy Wyse

Student Member
Muncie, IN
Biography