Bates’ 147th Commencement
Commencement 2013 on May 26 started a new chapter in the lives of 436 Bates seniors.
Stonyfield Farm co-founder and chair Gary Hirshberg was the featured speaker at the May 26 ceremony, held in Merrill Gymnasium. He received an honorary degree, as did environmental historian William Cronon, Bates President Emerita Elaine Tuttle Hansen and Dr. Vivian Pinn, inaugural director of the Office of Research on Women’s Health at the National Institutes of Health.
Here is a collection of video scenes from Baccalaureate (May 25) and Commencement (May 26). Mike Bradley/Bates College.
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