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.
August 12, 2013
Ball State University will deploy large high-definition video boards at Scheumann Stadium and Worthen Arena. Fans will see replays, interviews and special features during games on the screens, leased from a Pendleton, Ind., company.
March 1, 2013
Retired faculty members Don and Sue Whitaker have donated $25,000 to establish the Donald R. and Sue H. Whitaker Scholar-Athlete Endowment for incoming freshmen.
February 18, 2013
A contingent of Ball State University faculty will travel to the Middle East in mid-March for the final phase of an international program to strengthen ties between the United States and Jordan.
February 8, 2013
Trustees approve honorary degree for U.N. Under-Secretary-General and alumnus Jeffrey Feltman, room and board rates.
April 24, 2012
Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster and businessman and philanthropist Leland Boren will receive honorary degrees; longtime tennis coach Bill Richards will receive the President's Medal.
April 16, 2012
President Jo Ann M. Gora announces Notre Dame Deputy Director of Athletics Bill Scholl will take the helm as Ball State's new director of intercollegiate athletics.