<p>Ball state is continuing to push for national leadership in new media:</p>
Ball State University, the alma mater of David Letterman that has been developing a reputation for advanced media studies, Thursday unveiled a major initiative designed to advance the study of emerging media and to better prepare students for careers in a rapidly changing digital economy. The program, backed by $17.7 million in funding over the next five years from a combination of institutional and private sector sources, is another in a series of commitments the Indiana state university has made to become an area of academic excellence for the media industry.
<p>Nice development for BSU. Along with the visibility created by their nationally ranked and undefeated football team, I expect them to see a surge in applications.</p>