July 29, 2021
A Ball State University graduate and notable former student-athlete has helped make history for her home country at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
July 1, 2021
The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Thursday recognized one of the University’s most successful periods of Athletic Department achievement, both on and off the field.
June 9, 2021
The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced today that Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns has been elected the MAC’s Chair of the Council of Presidents. He replaces University at Buffalo President Dr. Satish Tripathi, who served as Chair for the last four academic years. President Mearns has also been named the MAC representative to the NCAA Board of Directors.
February 26, 2021
A Ball State University professor’s alternative scoring system will be utilized by the NBA once again.
February 22, 2021
With all three NCAA divisions conducting their men’s basketball championships in the state of Indiana in 2021, March Madness is taking on a unique look and feel.
January 4, 2021
On October 20. 2020, Ball State alumnus David Letterman and Super Bowl champion and longtime Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning visited campus to film an episode of "Peyton's Places."
April 24, 2020
Veteran coach Jim Craig will lead the four-time national championship Burris Laboratory School high school girls’ volleyball team.
October 18, 2019
Ball State University will welcome former football player Wendell Brown back to campus for Homecoming 2019 on Oct. 19.
May 3, 2019
Ball State’s Board of Trustees approves an executive dashboard designed to allow campus leadership to monitor progress on the 2040 goals in the new strategic plan, “Destination 2040: Our Flight Path.”
October 10, 2018
ESPN reporter and play-by-play commentator Holly Rowe will visit Ball State University October 22 to speak on “Working and Living with Passion and Purpose.”
July 18, 2018
The Dr. Don Shondell Practice Center will be dedicated on Saturday, July 21, at 2 p.m. Adjacent to Worthen Arena between Gates 1 and 2, the new 19,000-square-foot facility provides a dedicated space for volleyball and basketball practices.
May 21, 2018
Beth Goetz will join Ball State next month as the new Athletics Director.
September 16, 2016
In its debut year, CharlieTown welcomed nearly 1,500 visitors for food, games and a celebration of Ball State spirit.
September 9, 2016
The Board of Trustees approved the naming of the Dr. Don Shondell Practice Center after the men’s volleyball head coach from 1959 to 1998.
May 4, 2016
The Cardinals football standout returned to campus to finish school.
April 30, 2016
Senior Anthony Marquez battled a torrent of difficulties before serving in the military. He is about to graduate summa cum laude.
October 19, 2015
Sophomore Shelby Sneed won Ball State's first Chirp! Chirp! Spirit Scholarship, which covers half of in-state tuition for a semester.
January 8, 2015
Mark Sandy, director of athletics at Eastern Kentucky University, has been named Ball State’s new athletic director.
January 7, 2015
Ball State President Paul W. Ferguson will introduce the university’s new director of intercollegiate athletics at a news conference Thursday, Jan. 8.
October 8, 2014
Ball State University has chosen a seasoned search committee to find a new athletic director and has named an interim AD.
September 26, 2014
Showing off its strength and pride, Ball State’s Homecoming theme this year is “Cardinal Strong.” Homecoming events begin Oct. 6 and culminate Oct. 11 when the Ball State Cardinals take on Western Michigan at 3 p.m. in Scheumann Stadium.
September 9, 2014
Ball State Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Bill Scholl has been named vice president and director of intercollegiate athletics at Marquette University, effective Oct. 14.
October 3, 2013
Ball State University is embracing all things Wizard of Oz with its “There’s No Place Like Homecoming” theme as the campus community prepares to celebrate the 87 year of this annual, weeklong tradition. Homecoming events begin Oct. 7 and culminate Oct. 12, when the Ball State Cardinals host the Kent State Golden Flashes at 3 p.m. in Scheumann Stadium.
August 19, 2013
During the 2012-13 academic year, Ball State University students captured a total of 16 major national scholarships and/or fellowships.