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  Ball State University Academics, History, Financial Aid, and Other
Ball State University was founded in 1899 as a private normal school, which became part of the state college system in 1918.
Ball State University defines its mission as one of “the discovery of knowledge, the integration of learning experiences, and their application through civic and professional leadership.
Ball State was founded in 1899 as a normal school, which was eventually purchased by the Ball brothers, successful and entrepreneurial businessmen in the local Muncie community.
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In 1918, the Ball brothers, of the prominent Muncie industrial family, bought the property and donated it to the state of Indiana, which, in turn, transferred control of the school to the Board of Trustees of the Indiana State Normal School in Terre Haute.
On February 8, 1965, the general assembly renamed the institution Ball State University in recognition of its phenomenal growth in enrollment and physical facilities; the variety and quality of its educational programs and services; and in anticipation of the much broader role it would be expected to assume in the future.
Ball State University is a research-intensive, publicly assisted institution of higher learning whose mission is to provide excellent education.
bpasearch.com /current_opportunities/ProvostVPAcademicAffairs-Ball.doc   (586 words)

 Football Team, Ball State Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Ball State University football team nearly came out of the famed Michigan Stadium with a victory, but fell to the No. 2 ranked Wolverines 34-26 in front of 109,359 fans.
Brian Jackson, a senior placekicker on the Ball State University football team, has been named one of 20 semifinalists for the 2006 Lou Groza Collegiate Placekicker Award, which is presented by the Palm Beach County Sports Institute and Sports Commission.
Ball State's Madaris Grant, a redshirt freshman tight end, caught the first pass of his career -- a one-yard touchdown pass with 1:11 remaining in the game -- to help the Cardinals to the victory.
www.ballstatesports.com /football   (416 words)

 Employer Profile: Ball State University
Ball State practices equal opportunity in education and employment and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.
Ball State University's approach to education is to blend the powerful resources and varied opportunities of a major university with a personal attention and supportive environment typical of a much smaller school.
Ball State students can choose from a wide range of academic programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and master's levels, as well selected doctoral programs in areas where the university has special competence.
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 Ball State University - College Closeup
The University Health Service staff members offer health education, provide care in cases of acute illness and injury while a student is in attendance, and serve as medical advisers for the University.
The Ball State campus is in the mid-sized city of Muncie, Indiana, an industrial city of 70,000 people in east-central Indiana—one hour northeast of Indianapolis.
Admission to Ball State is based on the strength of the student’s high school curriculum, including successful completion of 4 years of English, 3 years of college-prep math (2 of algebra and 1 of geometry), 3 years of science (2 with a lab), and 3 years of social studies.
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 The Official Web Site of Ball State Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Ball State men's basketball team, under the direction of first-year head coach Ronny Thompson, opens its 2006-07 season Saturday at 1 p.m.
As the 86th season of Ball State Basketball begins in 2006-07, the change is evident.
The Ball State men's basketball team, under the direction of first-year head coach Ronny Thompson, opens the 2006-07 season Nov. 11 against Northern Colorado in Muncie.
www.bsu.edu /univ_adv/sports/mbasketball   (402 words)

 Ball State University Press Releases (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Trailing by eight, Ball State threw an incomplete pass into the end zone with 2:46 left and couldn't connect on a heave from midfield on the final play, allowing the...
MUNCIE -- With six first-year players on Ball State's basketball roster this season, the normal protocol would be for the seven returning players to become mentors to help them understand what their coach wants...
The University at Buffalo's football season, which two weeks ago was re-routed from uncertain toward encouraging, spun wildly back in the wrong direction Saturday.
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 FrontPage magazine.com :: Freshman Indoctrination At Ball State by Brett Mock
The university pays travel, expenses and a hefty honorarium in the neighborhood of $15,000 so that its most vulnerable and least prepared students can get an extra dose of these extreme views presented under the imprimatur and with all the authority of the university behind them.
The only conclusion is that the Ball State faculty and administrators responsible for this program were not interested in the education of its freshman class, but in their indoctrination in radical ideas, which are hostile to a major industry in the state.
In the spring of 2004, Ball State professor, Abel Alves and his wife Carol Blakney, were convicted of trespassing on the property of a Muncie hog farm, owned by Bill and Kaye Whitehead.
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 Totally wireless on campus - USATODAY.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Each morning, the 21-year-old Ball State University junior downloads his schedule onto his Mac Powerbook G4, which — along with his iPod and cellphone — is always close at hand.
Ball State junior Amanda Pollard, 20, and her roommates had a two-week wait until the cable company could get wireless Internet installed at their new town house at the beginning of the school year.
Ball State first began installing wireless in buildings in 1998 and went campus-wide in 2003.
www.usatoday.com.cob-web.org:8888 /tech/news/2006-10-02-gennext-tech_x.htm   (1739 words)

 The Official Web Site of Ball State Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ball State center fielder Mike Sullivan was selected Wednesday by the Detroit Tigers in the 31st round of Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft.
Ball State baseball players Ben Snyder and Brad Miller were selected Tuesday in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft, and Matt Singleton agreed to terms Sunday with the organization that drafted him a year ago.
Ball State pitcher Ryan DeGeeter, second baseman Kyle Dygert and first baseman Brad Miller have been named to the 2006 Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team, as announced today by the league office.
www.bsu.edu /univ_adv/sports/baseball   (640 words)

 The Official Web Site of Ball State Athletics (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Ball State senior Lindsay Quay has been named the Mid-American Conference Field Hockey Player of the Year, as announced Thursday by the league office.
The Ball State soccer team, fresh off of its first ever Mid-American Conference regular season championship, highlighted the postseason conference awards that were announced on Thursday.
The nationally ranked Ball State University cheerleaders will be hosting a coed stunting clinic Nov. 12, in Irving Gym II on the BSU campus.
www.ballstatesports.com.cob-web.org:8888   (809 words)

 Ball State University
Ball State University is a medium-sized, coed, comprehensive university that was founded in 1898 as the Eastern Indiana Normal University.
Note: Ball State practices rolling admissions; therefore, admission to a particular semester may depend on space available and the application date.
More than 2,900 universities and colleges worldwide grant credit, advanced placement, or both to students who have performed satisfactorily on the exams, and 1,400 institutions grant sophomore standing to students who meet their requirements.
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 Graduate Programs at Ball State University
Ball State's MA degree in Journalism offers a professional writing curriculum with special emphasis in creative writing.
Although many students spend two years at Ball State working on this degree program, it is possible for students with an undergraduate degree in journalism to complete the program in one calendar year.
Although many students spend two years at Ball State working on this degree program, it is possible for those students with an undergraduate degree in journalism/public relations to complete the program in a calendar year.
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 Alpha Lambda Delta @ Ball State University
Alpha Lambda Delta was founded as an honor society for freshmen women at the University of Illinois in 1924 by the Dean of Women, Maria Leonard.
In the spring of 1977, Alpha Lambda Delta was established as a local honorary society at Ball State University and was chartered in 1978.
Ball State's chapter has also been awarded with the Order of the Torch award in both 1999 and 1994.
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 News Search: ball state university   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
If the University of Wisconsin ends its four-game losing streak against rival Iowa, it likely will be forced to do so without fifth-year senior quarterback John Stocco.
Ball State not slowing approval of charter schools
University of Arizona football coach Mike Stoops and his players are very aware after Saturday's victory over Washington State that there is more work ahead if they really want a bowl invitation." Cats move on...
www.topix.net /search?q=ball+state+university&n=search&start=80   (750 words)

 Crisis Management Protocol for Ball State University
A crisis is defined as any unplanned event that significantly threatens the health and welfare of multiple members of the Ball State community; causes operational disruption, or physical or environmental damage, and harm to the university's public standing.
Ball State's crisis management team is committed to effective partnership and collaboration with local, county, and state officials whenever a crisis situation involves such agencies.
Ball State's crisis management team is committed to full and open communication in the event of a crisis.
publish.bsu.edu /ur/crisisprotocol/index.htm   (1680 words)

 Ball State University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is rumored that this intersection is the busiest pedestrian intersection in the state of Indiana.
It is a bell tower, or carillon, that is located in the median of McKinley Avenue on the north quadrangle of campus.
Perhaps the most recognizable alumnus of Ball State is American television host, David Letterman, of The Late Show with David Letterman on CBS.
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 News Search: ball state university
But the recently published book is also a tour of a half-century of Maryland politics and the dramas that shaped the state: a struggle over civil rights, urban flight and scandal and corruption at the highest level.
Up to 10 new charter schools could be approved around the state in the next year -- including three in Indianapolis -- despite a request from the Indianapolis Public Schools to slow the growth of such schools.
PHIL BALL, LOCAL commentator and retired physician, recently wrote a Star Press guest column on mental health issues in recognition of the 30th anniversary celebration of Meridian Services Corp., formerly known...
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June 12, 2002, by the Ball State Symphony Orchestra, conducted by
Assistant Conductor for the Ball State Symphony Orchestra,
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 Sigma Nu
Originally established in 1971 at Ball State University, we are a brotherhood of collegians dedicated to the ideals of love, truth, and honor.
While we are a diverse group of individuals, we are, much more importantly, "a close family, organized to govern themselves with the high ideals and noble purposes of fraternity, seeking individually and collectively to use honor as a goal and test for every action," in the words of our national fraternity.
The Ball State Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity took home four awards over the duration of the 62nd Grand Chapter in Indianapolis, Indiana.
sigmanu.iweb.bsu.edu   (390 words)

 Indoctrination or Education?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Professor Wolfe was hired to the Ball State Faculty as a member of its Music Department where he is a professor of the saxophone.
The problematic nature of the Peace Studies Program at Ball State was brought to our attention by Ball State senior Brett A. Mock, a political science major who signed up for the course intending to pursue a minor in peace studies.
We do not believe that it is appropriate for professors to recruit students to partisan political organizations or to use their authority as faculty at a state university to do so.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/Printable.asp?ID=16239   (823 words)

 Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana (via CobWeb/3.1 planet03.csc.ncsu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Michael's experience using a high-definition camera leaves him shaky in the knees.
U.S. News & World Report ranks Ball State's entrepreneurship program in the top 6 of the nation.
Meet the people in Ball State's new TV commercials MORE...
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 Ball State University Admissions
Applications to the undergraduate programs are accepted through March 1 prior to the fall semester, although it is a rolling admission process so in some years this deadline may vary.
Ball State’s admissions policies are based on the strength of an applicant’s high school curriculum, successful completion of a number of college preparatory courses, academic performance (measured by grade point average, class rank, standardized test scores, or a combination of these), and patterns or trends within the curriculum.
Applications are reviewed on an individual basis, and Ball State operates on a “rolling admission,” meaning that reviews are conducted once all necessary paperwork is received, and applicants who get their materials in late may have to await the following semester to enroll.
ball.stateuniversity.com /admissions   (321 words)

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The Ball State carillon consists of 48 bells, ranging in weight from 26 pounds to 5,243 pounds.
The clappers (which on their own may weigh from 2 pounds up to 200 pounds) which strike the bells are connected through wires and levers to the keys of the console (in the room below, with the Ball State emblems in the windows).
Though the keys are arranged in the same general pattern as a piano keyboard, the keys are larger and farther apart than piano keys, so that the performer may sensitively control the dynamics in a musical performance (from remarkably soft to impressively loud).
www.culver.org /academics/FineArts/Faculty/gouwenj/bsucalendar.asp   (613 words)

 Historical Archaeology at Ball State University
Historical archaeology conducted in the Department of Anthropology at Ball State University (BSU) is guided by a holistic research design that explores the major cultural-historical trends that have shaped material life in the surrounding Midwest study region since the 1700s.
Potential historical archaeology topics that can be pursued through graduate student research for the M.A. degree in anthropology consist of historic Native Americans, the settler period, the development of commercial agriculture, the growth of communities, industry, and the surrounding transportation infrastructure.
The Department of Anthropology at Ball State University emphasizes a four-field approach.
mdgroover.iweb.bsu.edu   (456 words)

 Ball State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Rundell Ernstberger Associates, LLC has been engaged in campus design initiatives at Ball State University since being selected as landscape architects and master planners for the campus in 1982.
The firm’s initial involvement resulted in the planning of University Green, a seven acre events lawn at the center of the campus.
In 1999, REA was commissioned to examine campus expansion and its impact on the “Village”, a commercial student hub and neighborhood adjacent to the University.
www.reasite.com /portfolio/projects/bsu.htm   (227 words)

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