A former Ball State University student is accused of threatening shoppers at a Muncie Goodwill store unless they converted to Islam.
The new college houses nursing, social work, fitness, speech pathology and other programs.
The board of trustees at Ball State is expected to approve a 1.25 percent tuition hike for in-state undergraduates.
It's the second sciences building that lawmakers have funded for Ball State in recent years.
School officials say recommendations from the university's Bicycle Master Plan will be unveiled March 1.
Ball State's board selected Geoffrey Mearns for the position last month, but wasn't certain when he would start.
An email Ferguson wrote to university officials in March 2015 claims the board chairman micromanaged him on many issues.
The NCAA is now facing 43 class-action lawsuits related to the handling of concussions by Division I football programs after 18 more were filed this week.
The group from Ball State when on what's called a "person to person tour," one of several categories of travel Americans are permitted to take.
The founder of the pizza chain is a 1983 Ball State graduate.