Public Forums Set For Ball State President Search

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Ball State University has announced public forums next month on the search for the university's next president. Ball State says the forums will allow for input on "desired qualities of and areas of emphasis for the new president."

The forums are scheduled for various groups such as faculty and academic staff, general staff and student body. However, the university says anyone is welcome to attend any forum that best fits their schedule. 

The forums will be held at the following dates and times:

  • Thursday, April 21 — L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Cardinal Hall B

1 p.m. — faculty and academic staff
2 p.m. — general staff
3 p.m. — student body
5:30 .m. — alumni and community leaders (at the Arena Lounge inside Worthen Arena)

  • Friday, April 22 — Burkhardt Building, Room 100

9 a.m. — faculty and all staff
10 a.m. — student body

The search for Ball State's next president follows the surprise resignation of former president Paul Ferguson. Earlier this month, the university announced the formation of a search committee, which includes faculty, student, administration, staff and alumni representatives.

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