September 22, 2022
For the seventh consecutive year, Ball State University has received a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity magazine and website in higher education.
July 29, 2022
Dr. Rashida Willard will join Ball State University as associate vice president of Inclusive Excellence, effective Sept. 19, Dr. Charlene Alexander, chief strategy officer, announced.
January 12, 2022
Ball State University’s Multicultural Center has announced the schedule of events for Unity Week 2022, which kicks off on Jan. 17—the official observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
January 5, 2022
The Ball State University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections, in collaboration with the University’s Multicultural Center, recently debuted the new freely-accessible online digital exhibit, The Ball State University Multicultural Center: Ambassadors of Campus Inclusion and Diversity.
October 6, 2021
A Ball State University alumna and best-selling author has donated the honorarium from her work as the University’s Fall 2021 Writer-in-Residence to provide free books to numerous community partners.
September 16, 2021
Memories & Inspiration presents more than 60 selected works from a body of art amassed over 35 years by Kerry and C. Betty Davis. Their collection includes works by Romare Bearden, Beverly Buchanan, Elizabeth Catlett, Ernest T. Crichlow, Sam Gilliam, Loïs Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Gordon Parks, Alma Thomas, and Charles White.
September 10, 2021
Ball State University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media (CCIM) and Office of Inclusive Excellence are hosting an event to celebrate the Constitution of the United States, as well as the rights and responsibilities of student journalists.
June 7, 2021
This Fall, Ball State University will welcome back to campus graduate Ashley C. Ford for a writer-in-residence program that will allow her to share her work and to interact with students and faculty, as well as engage with the campus and local communities.
April 20, 2021
This afternoon, the jury rendered a verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer.
March 23, 2021
Representatives of minority-owned, female-owned and veteran-owned companies can attend the 2021 Community Diversity Vendor Fair on April 6 to network with Ball State representatives and more.
January 14, 2021
A new scholarship at Ball State will help increase diversity among leaders in the special education field.
December 23, 2020
Activist Cheryl Brown Henderson will discuss the legacy of the landmark desegregation Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance.
December 8, 2020
A Ball State University graduate will become the first judge of Hispanic heritage to serve the Southern District of Indiana.
November 23, 2020
A leading accessibility publication has named Ball State University one of the top 10 “wheelchair friendly colleges” in the nation.
September 14, 2020
For the fifth consecutive year, Ball State University has received a Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from "INSIGHT Into Diversity."
January 13, 2020
Ball State gives marketing campaign a fresh look with new messaging, photography, videos, and designs.
January 7, 2020
Dr. Anand R. Marri will join the Ball State University leadership team as dean of Teachers College, effective July 1, 2020, Susana Rivera-Mills, provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, announced.
January 6, 2020
Dr. Beverly Tatum, president emerita of Spelman College, will visit Ball State on January 21 to as part of the campus MLK Jr. Day and Unity Week observances.
December 16, 2019
Ball State University students are creating interactive play furniture at the Children’s TherAplay Foundation in Carmel to help children with disabilities improve coordination, problem-solving, and other skills.
October 31, 2019
Dr. Susana Rivera-Mills, Ball State University’s provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, has been named a 2019 Woman of Influence by the Indianapolis Business Journal. Each year, IBJ recognizes a select group of women who have demonstrated professional excellence and leadership in their careers and community service.
October 22, 2019
Ball State University is joining a three-year institutional change effort to develop inclusive STEM faculty recruitment, hiring, and retention practices.
October 11, 2019
Kimberly Drew will visit Ball State on October 16 as part of the Fred Meyer Cultural Policy and Arts Advocacy Lecture Series.
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.