Ball State University’s trustees hired Geoffrey S. Mearns as president Tuesday, a year after the school’s previous leader resigned without explanation. He expects to take the new job by August.
A Muncie newspaper has obtained an email revealing tension between former Ball State University President Paul Ferguson and the school’s governing board chairman before the president’s sudden exit.
Since their start in 2009, Indiana’s online schools have grown tremendously, and enrollment now tops 11,000. But every online school in the state that tested students in 2016—including four charter schools—received an F grade.
The National Science Foundation awarded the grant to IUPUI, which will work with Indiana University, Ball State University and other institutions.
Criminal investigations of former Ball State investment director Gale Prizevoits by federal prosecutors and the Indiana Secretary of State also produced no charges.
Has Indiana made any progress in tackling student debt since students started racking it up through the Great Recession? The answer is somewhat complicated, higher education finance experts say.
The Ball State University board of trustees, under fire over a lack of transparency in the departure of former university President Paul Ferguson, announced steps Monday to have faculty and students involved in the search for a new president.
Ball State University's Faculty Council has decided to hold off on considering a resolution declaring a lack of confidence in the board of trustees amid the former president's abrupt departure.
Ball State University alumnus John Schnatter and the Charles Koch Foundation are partnering on a $3.25 million grant to establish the center, to be named after the pizza chain founder.
Acting Ball State University President Terry King says he doesn’t support a proposal that would change how school trustees are appointed.
Ball State University officials have named a committee to propose reforms in response to complaints of secrecy surrounding the resignation of school President Paul Ferguson.
The resignation without explanation of Ball State University's president after less than 18 months on the job was voluntary and not prompted by any disgrace, the board of trustees' chairman said.
Provost Terry King will serve as Ball State’s acting president while the university spends an estimated four to six months searching for a replacement for Paul Ferguson.
Paul Ferguson, who was hired in August 2014, requested a two-month sabbatical and will officially resign at the end of that leave.
About 5,850 students live in Ball State’s residence halls this academic year. The expected population next fall is 6,030.
Pete Lembo resigned Tuesday after five years at Ball State to join Maryland as assistant head coach and special teams coordinator.
Several public and private Indiana colleges are following the example set by Purdue University, which used surveys to learn how experiences in school have affected the quality of graduates’ lives today.