October 22, 2019
Ball State University is joining a three-year institutional change effort to develop inclusive STEM faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices.
September 18, 2019
Ball State received a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity. This is the fourth consecutive year the University has received this honor.
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.
September 17, 2018
INSIGHT INTO DIVERSITY magazine recognizes U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
August 21, 2018
Students from Ball State University have been compiling a list of historical sites relevant to the history of African-Americans in Indiana for the foundation of a recently awarded National Park Service African American Civil Rights Grant.
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.
January 24, 2018
Ball State University will offer gender inclusive housing as part of its commitment to provide safe, inclusive and supportive living environments for all its students.
January 10, 2018
Jasmine Rand, an attorney for the families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, will deliver a “Modern Civil Rights Movement” keynote of Ball State University’s 38th annual Unity Week 2018.
April 13, 2017
Tyehimba Jess, who recently won a Pulitzer for his second book of poetry, will conduct a public reading of his work April 18 at 7pm in AJ 175.
March 9, 2017
Responding to a recent act of intolerance, interim president Terry King addresses the campus community.
January 9, 2017
A nationally renowned political activist will discuss the impact of Martin Luther King during the keynote address for Unity Week.
September 23, 2016
In a recent letter to students, Kay Bales, vice president for student affairs and enrollment services and dean of students, addresses diversity at Ball State.
September 2, 2016
The university earned the 2016 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award from “Insight Into Diversity” magazine for the campus’ commitment to diversity and inclusion.
April 28, 2016
More than 80 students spent the past two years transforming a retired city bus into a mobile museum highlighting the stories of east central Indiana residents who worked to advance civil rights in their communities. The Freedom Bus now will begin making stops at summer events including Muncie’s Black Expo, with plans to tour elementary schools, libraries, community centers and other regional destinations this fall.