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Why Ball State Worries About Getting Left Behind

Shafer Tower on the Ball State University campus.

Ever wonder why Ball State University announced financial bonuses for students who graduate in four years, why Indiana University slashed summer tuition, and why Indiana State rolled back a planned tuition hike, all in the last two months alone? Here’s one reason: The state’s universities have fallen in line following tweaks to the higher education budget and political pressure from Indianapolis, all pushing [...]

Ball State Hikes President's Salary After Spring Budget Cuts

In January, Ball State president Jo Ann Gora made the case to Indiana lawmakers their new funding higher ed funding formula was unfair to her university. In March, she oversaw $11.8 million in budget cuts. In July, Ball State gave Gora a raise. From the Muncie Star-Press: The Ball State University Board of Trustees approved [...]

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