First day on the job:The search in 2004 for President Jo Ann Gora was closed, which means names of finalists were not released, angering some students and faculty.
Jim Campbell can’t recall the first time he met Michael McKinney, but he remembers he was laughing. The alumnus hasn’t heard his fraternity member and friend’s laughter in 10 years, but it is still clear in his mind. “I miss him, but the tears are gone,” Campbell said.
Jo Ann Gora’s first days as Ball State president in 2004 weren’t without challenges. The search committee that hired Gora faced complaints from faculty and students about the methods of the search, including the decision not to release any names of the finalists during the process — a first for the university. Jayson Manship, Student Government Association president at the time, criticized student representation on the search committee in a statement during the search.
Ball State will roll out a new marketing campaign, including TV spots featuring profiles of graduates beginning Saturday.
The solitude in the torched wilderness depicted in “Prince Avalanche” paints a beautiful and quiet picture that is often interrupted by its two main characters, Alvin (Paul Rudd) and Lance (Emile Hirsch).