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.
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.