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Dec 20, 2018

Bates names Noelle Chaddock as vice president for equity and inclusion

“Noelle Chaddock brings a wealth of experience to this role, a clear and compelling vision of why the work is important, and a record of exceptional diligence and effectiveness in carrying it out,” said President Clayton Spencer.

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