September 18, 2020
As a result of prudent planning, combined with better than expected enrollment and retention numbers, the Board of Trustees approved a balanced budget for 2020-21.
June 19, 2020
Board of Trustees approved a continuing spending resolution today that will prioritize funding for academic programs while investing in health and safety measures.
May 27, 2020
Ball State students will return to campus for classes on August 24, as scheduled.
March 27, 2020
Board of Trustees approves a paid leave plan for employees impacted by COVID-19.
January 31, 2020
Ball State’s Board of Trustees took steps today to maintain the positive momentum of the University by extending the contract of President Geoffrey S. Mearns and by naming Renae Conley as Board chair.
December 19, 2019
Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed Mark Hardwick to the Board of Trustees and reappointed Matt Momper.
December 14, 2019
Ball State University conferred more than 1,500 degrees at Fall Commencement in Worthen Arena.
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.
September 6, 2019
Ball State recently welcomed more than 22,500 students, including its largest, most academically qualified, and most diverse freshman class in the institution’s 101-year history.
June 27, 2019
Governor Eric Holcomb has appointed two new members to the Ball State University Board of Trustees: alumnus Henry O. Hall and student Rebeca Mena.
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.
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.
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.