June 14, 2024
Dr. Kathleen Washburn, Muncie Community Schools Board of TrusteesBall State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns today announced the appointment of Dr. Kathleen Washburn to the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) Board of Trustees.
May 3, 2024
The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday reappointed Mark Ervin to the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) Board of Trustees. Also at Friday’s meeting, the Board approved the budget, scope, and naming of the University’s new Eric Foss Championship Performance Center, and the naming of the Rhonda Newport Kaspar Stage and Timothy M. Andrews Monumental Stair within the new Performing Arts Center.
April 9, 2024
2023 Ball State University Spring Commencement ceremonyBall State University next month will confer approximately 3,000 doctoral, specialist, master’s, and baccalaureate degrees at its 2024 Spring Commencement ceremony. Stedman Graham, a New York Times bestselling author, educator, business advisor, and 1989 Ball State University graduate, will deliver the address to Ball State’s Class of 2024 at the main ceremony.
January 30, 2024
Ball State University Village revitalization plan rendering, January 2024Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns invites campus and local community members to two presentations about the University’s plan to revitalize The Village, the business district located immediately adjacent to campus.
January 26, 2024
Village Rendering 4The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved five important contracts to advance the implementation of the University’s Village Revitalization Plan.
December 15, 2023
The Village Performing Arts Center aerial rendering, Ball State UniversityBall State University has received a grant of $35 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. through its initiative, College and Community Collaboration (CCC). The grant will support the University’s ambitious, long-term plan to revitalize The Village, the commercial district adjacent to Ball State’s campus.
December 4, 2023
Indiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has appointed William “Craig” Dobbs as the newest member of the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Gov. Holcomb also announced he has re-appointed trustee Mark Hardwick to a new four-year term, which is effective through 2027.
November 1, 2023
Dr. Anand R. Marri, Ball State UniversityAfter a nationwide search, Geoffrey S. Mearns, president of Ball State University, has selected Dr. Anand R. Marri as provost and executive vice president for academic affairs.
September 15, 2023
The Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday, in its first meeting of the 2023-24 academic year, reviewed a comprehensive design for the University’s new Performing Arts Center.
June 16, 2023
Rendering of the VillageThe Ball State University Board of Trustees on Friday approved a development agreement for a revitalization plan for The Village, a commercial district located immediately adjacent to the campus.
June 9, 2023
Hope Churchill, Ball State UniversityIndiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has appointed Hope Churchill as the new student representative on the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Ms. Churchill, whose appointment begins July 1, will serve a two-year term through 2025.
May 5, 2023
2021 BeneficenceThe Ball State University Board of Trustees, in its final meeting of the 2022-23 academic year, on Friday reappointed Jim Lowe to the Muncie Community Schools (MCS) Board of Trustees.
March 7, 2023
Ball State University Alderdice Gates, 2022Forbes has ranked Ball State University as the fourth-best midsized employer—and the only recognized education institution—in the State of Indiana. The popular business magazine recently released its 2023 “America’s Best Midsize Employers” list, a ranking of 500 companies and institutions with 1,000 to 5,000 U.S.-based employees.
January 9, 2023
Henry Hall and Rick Hall, members of the Ball State Board of TrusteesIndiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb announced he has reappointed Henry Hall and Rick Hall to the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Both members were reappointed to four-year terms, which are effective through 2026.
December 16, 2022
2021 BeneficenceTwo gifts totaling $7.5 million, which will financially support the catalyst for the university’s Village revitalization plan, were announced during Friday’s Ball State Board of Trustees meeting.
June 17, 2022
Ball State SignFor the second consecutive year, Ball State University’s Board of Trustees decided not to increase room, board, or parking fees for students attending the University.
May 6, 2022
MCS BusIn its final meeting of the 2021-22 academic year, the Ball State Board of Trustees heard an update on the University’s groundbreaking partnership with Muncie Community Schools (MCS), and four members of MCS’ Board were reappointed.
March 25, 2022
Rendering of the VillageThe Ball State University Board of Trustees took a major step on Friday to advance a long-term, phased revitalization plan for the Village.
July 1, 2021
Ball State Athletics’ SuccessThe 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 28, 2021
Amy WyseIndiana Gov. Eric J. Holcomb has appointed Amy Wyse as the new student representative on the Ball State University Board of Trustees. Gov. Holcomb also announced that current trustee Brian Gallagher was reappointed to a four-year term, which is effective through 2024.
June 18, 2021
Ball State tuition lowest in MACThe Board of Trustees of Ball State University approved tuition and mandatory fee rates Friday that further elevate the University’s position as one of the most affordable schools in the Midwest, especially among Indiana universities and Mid-American Conference schools.
March 26, 2021
A butterfly rests on flowersBall State University’s Board of Trustees approved a proposal during Friday’s meeting to dedicate Ginn Woods as a state nature preserve.
January 21, 2021
View of the Shafer TowerThe Ball State Foundation is honoring the organization’s longtime legal counsel Jon Moll and his late wife through contributions to the Jon and Barbara Moll Scholarship, initiated by legal firm Defur Voran of Muncie.
December 11, 2020
Brown Family Amphitheater During its final Board of Trustees meeting of 2020, Ball State University announced an additional $2.8 million gift from Charles W. Brown that will fund an outdoor performance and gathering space named the Brown Family Amphitheater.
October 1, 2020