March 23, 2020
We are saddened to share with you that we have decided to cancel our May 2020 Commencement Exercises. We are developing alternative plans to celebrate our graduates, and we would like your input.
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.
January 6, 2020
Paula Luff will serve as Ball State’s next vice president for enrollment planning and management, effective April 20.
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.
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 26, 2019
Ball State University is partnering with the YMCA of Muncie to create the Mitchell Early Childhood and Family Center.
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.
July 30, 2018
Ball State made the important change to its admission process for its Fall 2019 class. The approach will give the university the flexibility to attract more students who are likely to be successful at the University.
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 15, 2018
Read the email from President Mearns to our students, faculty, staff, and alumni on March 15, 2018, regarding House Bill 1315.
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.
January 24, 2018
Ball State University President Geoffrey S. Mearns expresses appreciation regarding legislation that would allow the University to assume responsibility for the Muncie Community Schools (MCS).
November 9, 2017
Ball State, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation and Indiana Department of Education are partnering to sponsor a high school student entrepreneurship pitch competition in 2018. The prize package is worth over $100,000.
September 8, 2017
During his formal installation as Ball State’s 17th president, Geoffrey S. Mearns announced that he and his wife, Jennifer, are funding scholarships to assist local high school students with their dreams of attending college.
March 15, 2017
Renovations and refurbishment breathe new energy into the home of Ball State’s president as the university prepares for its 100th anniversary.