Two years ago, Muncie Community Schools was on the brink of financial collapse. In 2018, Muncie Community Schools received a D grade from the Indiana Department of Education. and was placed under an emergency order from the state when Ball State University and a handful of legislators crafted a controversial plan to step in, setting the stage for a new kind of public school system.
Ball State University President Geoff Mearns revealed tentative plans and dates for postponed commencement ceremonies in a campus-wide email announcement Wednesday.
Ball State University and its appointed school board are not planning on seeking an extension on a June 2020 deadline to present a new strategic plan for Muncie Community Schools.
Ball State Men’s Swimming and diving competed in the Mid-American Conference Championship meet this weekend. This was the final event of the season for the Cardinals, and they finished the season by setting six new school records and placing fourth out of five teams.
With emotions running high as the Ball State honored its seniors, the Cardinals held a Chippewas team, that was averaging nearly 80 points per game, to less than 70 points in an 85-68 win.