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.
February 15, 2017
Incoming President Geoffrey S. Mearns will begin at Ball State University on Monday, May 15.
January 26, 2017
Members of the Ball State University community connected with lawmakers and other key stakeholders. They shared stories and information about how the university benefits students and the state as a whole, and illustrated the impact those students then have in their career fields, their communities across the state and around the world.
January 24, 2017
Trustees select Geoffrey S. Mearns as the 17th president of Ball State University.
November 9, 2016
Ball State joins five other Indiana higher education institutions to boost the number of bachelor’s degrees earned by historically underrepresented minorities.
August 19, 2016
Ball State kicks off the academic year with the Fall Opening Convocation, including messages from Interim President Terry King and faculty awards.
December 18, 2015
Trustees note high ratings by Moody’s and Standard & Poor’s, reflecting a solid financial outlook for the university.
December 3, 2015
John Seffrin, a Ball State graduate who recently retired as CEO of the American Cancer Society, will be the main speaker for December Commencement.
February 6, 2015
Ball State’s Board of Trustees unanimously support President Paul W. Ferguson’s focused strategic plan for the university’s future.
September 22, 2014
Indianapolis attorney Julie Halbig has accepted the position of Vice President for Government Relations at Ball State University.
October 26, 2013
President Jo Ann Gora informed the Board of Trustees yesterday that she will retire from her position as president of Ball State University at the end of June, 2014.
September 6, 2013
Congressman Luke Messer and Ball State President Jo Ann M. Gora have established the new Congressional Leadership Academy for high-ability high school juniors in Indiana’s 6th Congressional District.
May 15, 2013
Ball State University’s decisions not to renew five charter schools are affirmed by the recommendation of the hearing panel and President Jo Ann M. Gora.
October 16, 2012
Ball State University alumnus and CBS "Late Show" host David Letterman will return to campus on November 26 for a conversation with media icon, philanthropist Oprah Winfrey
March 19, 2012
Ball State will dedicate the nation's largest geothermal system of its kind during a March 20 ceremony in Sursa Hall.