Your gifts support deserving students, supply smart classrooms with advanced technology, and spur external partnerships that meet the region’s most pressing needs. You create opportunities and continue to elevate our reputation for offering nationally ranked, yet affordable degrees within a supportive community of business leaders focused on improving our world.

Every gift makes a difference, and collectively, your commitments add value to your degree and advance the college by elevating our programs, adding distinction, and improving the communities we serve.

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Three Simple Giving Options


Go to Ball State’s secure online giving site and select the Miller College of Business to allocate your gift.


Return the gift card enclosed in your Ball State annual giving mailing, specifying the amount of your gift and how your funds will be directed.


Provide your gift information when a Ball State Phonathon student calls.

Tax-free IRA Gifts

If you are age 70 ½ or older, you can take advantage of a simple way to make a gift to Miller College of Business and receive tax benefits. You can give up to $100,000 from your IRA without having to pay income taxes on the amount of your gift.

For details about IRA rollovers and other planned giving options, contact Mark Helmus, senior vice president for development at the Ball State University Foundation.

Ways to Engage

Relationships—then, now, and in the future—are what distinguish a Miller College education. You and your fellow business graduates and Miller College friends have heart, purpose, and an empowering sense of community among faculty mentors and peers.

  • Return to campus to share your business expertise and experiences during our annual Dialogue Days or a business student organization meeting or event.
  • Support a student or faculty internship.
  • Partner in an immersive learning experience that results in solutions for your company.
  • Invite students to tour your business.
  • Participate in or host alumni events and activities or serve on an advisory board.
  • Hire Miller College graduates and help recruit high school students to Ball State.
  • Host an alumni event at your home or business or attend an alumni event (like Cardinal Business Forum) or one of our speaker series events.
  • Share your Ball State business pride with others and encourage peers to get involved with the college.

Have another Idea? 

Tammy Estep, director of external relations for the Miller College of Business, is eager to speak with you about these and other engagement and giving options.

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