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Press Releases

January 14, 2020
Seven Ball State University online degree programs finished in the top 30 in their categories in national rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Two programs were in the top 5.
January 13, 2020
Ball State gives marketing campaign a fresh look with new messaging, photography, videos, and designs.
January 7, 2020
Dr. Anand R. Marri will join the Ball State University leadership team as dean of Teachers College, effective July 1, 2020, Susana Rivera-Mills, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, announced.
January 6, 2020
Paula Luff will serve as Ball State’s next vice president for enrollment planning and management, effective April 20.
January 6, 2020
Dr. Beverly Tatum, president emerita of Spelman College, will visit Ball State on January 21 to as part of the campus MLK Jr. Day and Unity Week observances.
December 19, 2019
Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed Mark Hardwick to the Board of Trustees and reappointed Matt Momper.
December 16, 2019
Ball State University students are creating interactive play furniture at the Children’s TherAplay Foundation in Carmel to help children with disabilities improve coordination, problem-solving, and other skills.
December 14, 2019
Ball State University conferred more than 1,500 degrees at Fall Commencement in Worthen Arena.
December 13, 2019
The Board of Trustees approved the creation of the President’s Strategic Imperative Fund to generate proposals to bolster the University’s strategic plan.
December 4, 2019
A compilation of ballet works, modern dance, and movement in response to music will take place in the University Theatre at 7:30 p.m. December 6 as “Masters and Visionaries” debuts.
November 20, 2019
James Acton will become the next president of the Ball State University Alumni Association. He has more than 25 years of experience in alumni relations.
November 20, 2019
Ball State Opera Theatre’s performance of “Orpheus in the Underworld” will offer a comedic mockery of relationships, opera conventions, puritanism, libertinism, cancel culture and more on November 23 at 7:30 p.m., and November 24 at 3 p.m. in Sursa Performance Hall.
November 14, 2019
The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur have ranked Ball State’s undergraduate program in entrepreneurship at No. 25.
November 14, 2019
Ball State University’s architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture programs were highly ranked by DesignIntelligence, which also named Professor of Landscape Architecture Malcolm Cairns among the “Most Admired Educators” in the discipline.
November 11, 2019
Ball State students are the first collegiate team in Indiana, the Midwest, and the Mid-American Conference — the fifth university team in the world — to certify that an existing building meets the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
November 5, 2019
Chart-topping string quintet SYBARITE5 to perform November 8 at Ball State’s Sursa Performance Hall for the Arts Alive! Concert Series.
November 4, 2019
“A Little Night Music,” a musical about an actress and the men who love her, will debut at 7:30 p.m. November 8 in University Theatre on the Ball State University campus. The Department of Theatre and Dance will have additional performances November 9, 12-16 at 7:30 p.m. and November 10 at 2:30 p.m.
October 31, 2019
Dr. Susana Rivera-Mills, Ball State University’s provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, has been named a 2019 Woman of Influence by the Indianapolis Business Journal. Each year, IBJ recognizes a select group of women who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in their careers and community service.
October 29, 2019
A class of Ball State University students is seeing ghosts all over the place — from timeless episodes of the cartoon “Scooby Doo” to Shirley Jackson's novel “The Haunting of Hill House” — as they create a journal dedicated to ghouls in American culture, to be published soon.
October 24, 2019
Experience lines of literature transformed into dance in “The Marriage of Text and Movement” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24-26 at the Korsgaard Dance Studio of Ball Gym, Room 213.
October 22, 2019
Ball State University is joining a three-year institutional change effort to develop inclusive STEM faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices.
October 18, 2019
Ball State University formally unveils the future of health care when the campus community comes together for a ribbon-cutting at the new Health Professions Building.
October 18, 2019
Ball State University will welcome former football player Wendell Brown back to campus for Homecoming 2019 on Oct. 19.
October 14, 2019
Author, journalist and business leadership coach Don Yaeger to speak at Pruis Hall on October 21 as a part of the Excellence in Leadership speaker series. The event, which starts at 7 p.m., is free and open to the public.
October 11, 2019
Kimberly Drew will visit Ball State on October 16 as part of the Fred Meyer Cultural Policy and Arts Advocacy Lecture Series.

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