The College

Foliage and fog go hand in hand on the Bates College campus on an early fall morning as students head to class and breakfast, crossing the Historic Quad.

The Case for Bates

In addition to advancing the college’s mission, The Bates Campaign will invest in our future by expanding the endowment and building upon current programs and facilities to serve the needs of students for generations to come.

Back to Bates Weekend
5 – 6:30 p.m.
President’s Reception
By invitation only. A special gathering with President Spencer to recognize parents and alumni for their dedicated support of Bates.

From President Clayton Spencer

This major fundraising endeavor — the largest in our history — will strengthen the college for decades to come.

Hawthorn through the trees.

Sights around campus on July 2nd, 2015

A Message from the Bates Campaign Chairs

The success of The Bates Campaign requires the engagement of our whole community to provide critical funding for faculty, academic programs, high-priority facilities, student programs, financial aid, Purposeful Work, athletics, The Bates Fund — and more.