Meg Kimmel

Associate Vice President for Communications
141 Nichols Street

For issues large and small, Meg teams with offices across campus to define and advance the key messages that speak most clearly to and about the college to both internal and external audiences.

H. Jay Burns

Editorial Director and Editor, Bates Magazine
141 Nichols Street

Jay is editor of Bates Magazine, editorial director for select Advancement and President’s Office projects and editor of BatesNews.

Tammy Roy Caron

Senior Visual Designer
145 Nichols Street

Tammy works with the director to develop and implement strategic marketing and communication plans for Advancement, Admission, President’s Office, Dean of Students and Dean of Faculty.

Jeremy Cluchey

Director of Creative Design
145 Nichols Street

Jeremy leads the design team in helping the college tell its best story across platforms.

Barry Costa

Web Designer
145 Nichols Street

Barry helps create and maintain the visual presentation for the Bates brand and website.


Kent Fischer

Media Relations Director and Policy Adviser
141 Nichols Street, Room 206

In addition to helping plan and lead the college’s overall communications strategy, Kent works with reporters from the web, print and TV to tell the Bates story.


Doug Hubley

News Writer-Editor
141 Nichols Street

Doug writes and edits text for Bates publications, including the Campus Construction Updates. He also edits listings of public events taking place at the college and handles certain media relations duties, including publicity for arts events.

Phyllis Graber Jensen

Director of Photography and Video
141 Nichols Street

Phyllis produces photography and video for college news and major marketing pieces, including web-based multimedia. She has strategic oversight of story-telling video projects.

Grace Kendall

Assistant to the Associate Vice President for Communications
141 Nichols Street

Grace teams with Meg and the rest of the Bates Communications Office to tackle the projects, large and small, that keep communications at Bates running smoothly.

Joshua P. Kuckens

Photography/ Video Fellow
Bates Communications Office
141 Nichols Street, Rm 203

Josh Kuckens is the Bates Photography and Video Fellow working to serve the visual needs of the Bates Communications Office.


Kimberly A. Lloyd

Assistant Sports Information Director
141 Nichols Street, Room 205A

Jenna Ligor ’11

Visual Designer
145 Nichols Street

As a member of the creative team, Jenna produces print and digital communications for a variety of audiences to advance the college’s messages and brand identity.

Jenna Ligor '11

Nicholas E. O’Brien

Senior Digital Analyst
145 Nichols Street, Room 204

Nicholas uses digital mediums to help the college continuously meet its communication and marketing goals.

Nicholas O'Brien

Andy Walter

Sports Information Director
141 Nichols Street

Andy oversees public information about Bates varsity athletics, including results, stats, team and player notes, the athletics website, game programs and recruiting publications.