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

July 17, 2020

2020

Jan. 31 - Regular Meeting – election of officers
March 20 - Canceled
May 1 - Regular Meeting
June 19 - Regular Meeting
July 17 - Board Retreat/Regular Meeting
Sep. 18 - Regular Meeting
Oct. 10 - Commencement 
(rescheduled for Spring and Summer graduates)
Dec. 18 - Regular Meeting
Dec. 19 - Commencement

2021

Feb. 5 - Regular Meeting
March 26 - Regular Meeting
May 7 - Regular meeting
May 8 - Commencement
June TBD - to set tuition after legislature ends
July 23 - Regular Meeting
July 24 - Commencement

Documents Archive

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

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Board of Trustees Members

Renae Conley

Renae Conley 

Chair
Chicago
Biography

momper_matt

Matt Momper

Vice Chair
Fort Wayne
Biography

Michael McDaniel

Mike McDaniel

Secretary
Indianapolis
Biography

Brian Gallagher

Brian Gallagher

Assistant Secretary
Chevy Chase, Maryland
Biography

Henry O. Hall

Henry Hall

Member
Fort Wayne
Biography

 

Rick Hall

Rick Hall

Member
Carmel
Biography

Jean Ann Harcourt

Jean Ann Harcourt

Member
Milroy
Biography

Mark Hardwick

Mark Hardwick 

Member
Yorktown
Biography

Rebeca Mena

Rebeca Mena

Student Member
Biography