June 12, 2019
The Ball State University Board of Trustees voted to raise undergraduate tuition rates 1.25% for 2019-20 and 1.25% in 2020-21. Even with this small increase, Ball State will still have the lowest tuition in the Mid-American Conference.
June 12, 2019
During a special meeting on June 12, 2019, the Board of Trustees voted to rename the College of Architecture and Planning after a former trustee and exemplary alumnus, in recognition of his service and generosity to Ball State University.
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.”
March 29, 2019
The Ball State University Board of Trustees took another step forward in enhancing the campus’ science facilities. Trustees approved the issuance of bonds for construction of the $87.5 million Foundational Sciences Building.
October 19, 2018
A century after their ancestors helped create what today is Ball State University, members of the Ball family from across the nation came to campus to celebrate the past 100 years.
September 7, 2018
Ball State University’s Board of Trustees reviewed the proposed design of the $87.5 million Foundational Sciences Building, another step in the University’s plan to meet the growing demand for STEM professionals.
May 3, 2018
Ball State’s Board of Trustees approves the construction of a $4 million Multicultural Center designed to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse campus.
March 30, 2018
Ball State University’s Board of Trustees has approved construction of a new $18 million parking garage as part of a long-term plan to develop a new East Mall and make the campus friendlier to pedestrians and cyclists.
March 6, 2018
On March 6, the Indiana Senate passed a bill allowing Ball State University to assume responsibility for managing Muncie Community Schools. Read the email from President Mearns to our students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
December 15, 2017
The Board of Trustees approved increasing housing and dining costs by 1.6 percent, making the University one of the most affordable options for students.
November 21, 2017
Current Trustees E. Renae Conley, Jean Ann Harcourt and Mike McDaniel were reappointed to four-year terms, which are effective through Dec. 31, 2022.
September 8, 2017
Ball State moves ahead with plans to reshape the northern edge of campus with a new residence hall, dining facility and realignment of McKinley Avenue.
July 21, 2017
The first phase of the new north student neighborhood will feature a five-story residence hall, a stand-alone dining facility, and the realignment of McKinley Avenue.
June 7, 2017
Support from the General Assembly, continued prudent management of funds, and dedication of faculty and staff leads the Board of Trustees to adopt the smallest tuition increase in more than 40 years.
June 5, 2017
Ball State University will conduct a public hearing concerning its proposed tuition and mandatory fee rate increase.
May 5, 2017
Support from the General Assembly, and continued prudent management of funds, has led the Board of Trustees to announce it will adopt on June 7 the lowest proposed tuition increase in more than 40 years.
March 31, 2017
The Board of Trustees approved a master of social work and a bachelor of architecture, subject to approval by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. Trustees also named the honorary degree recipient for Spring Commencement.
February 15, 2017
Incoming President Geoffrey S. Mearns will begin at Ball State University on Monday, May 15.
February 3, 2017
The Ball State University Board of Trustees today approved a paid parental leave policy for employees upon the birth or adoption of a child.
January 26, 2017
Members of the Ball State University community connected with lawmakers and other key stakeholders. They shared stories and information about how the university benefits students and the state as a whole, and illustrated the impact those students then have in their career fields, their communities across the state and around the world.
January 24, 2017
Trustees select Geoffrey S. Mearns as the 17th president of Ball State University.
January 6, 2017
Gov. Mike Pence names Brian Gallagher, ’81 LHD ’03, to Ball State University Board of Trustees.
December 22, 2016
The retiring Ball State trustee was honored for his lifetime of service to his alma mater and community.