News and Calendars

CALENDARS
Life at Bates revolves around the academic calendar: a fall semester, a winter semester, a 5-week spring Short Term, and summer programs.  Students and faculty have obligations linked to the academic calendar, ranging from registration to tenure and promotion.

Consolidated Faculty and Chairs Calendar Deadlines & Meeting Schedules
Department/Program Chairs Meeting Schedule
Faculty Meeting Schedule

 

NEWS: Meet the new faculty!! Learn more about the incoming 2017-2018 Bates faculty here!

Faculty Changes 2017-2018Who’s here; who’s on leave; who’s retired.

Call for Papers: Department of Biology New Scholars Symposium 


Bates is a very busy place: the intellectual life of the College is robust and multifaceted. A wide range of programs is presented by faculty and students that are open to all. Athletic contests, music, dance, and theatrical performances highlight student achievement. Lectures and performances by visiting scholars and artists that enrich the academic program are sponsored by departments and interdisciplinary programs, the dean’s office, the Career Development Centerthe Office for External Grantsthe Harward Center for Community Partnershipsthe Museum of Art, and the Bates Dance Festival.


Kroepsch Award: An annual award that honors  faculty for outstanding performance as teachers and nominated by the students.

FACULTY FIELDS OF EXPERTISE

The Bates faculty have far-reaching teaching and scholarly interests. CLICK HERE for an overview of the faculty’s fields of scholarly expertise.


WHAT JUST HAPPENED: bates.edu/news/2016/11/10/what-just-happened-politics-faculty-offer-insights-into-election-2016/


HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPUTING IS FOR EVERYONE: bates.edu/news/2016/11/16/at-bates-supercomputing-is-for-everyone-not-just-superheroes/


EDUCATOR MARA TIEKEN RECOGNIZED FOR WORK IN RURAL EDUCATION: Tieken wins Lynton award. bates.edu/news/2016/09/30/tieken-award-lynton-rural-education/


DEAN AUER GIVES AN OVERVIEW OF FUTURE OF THE FACULTY: Dean of the Faculty, Matthew Auer, shines light on the future of the faculty through 9 tenure-track hires.


CHEMIST WENZEL SECURES $900,000 NSF GRANT: Thomas Wenzel, Charles F. Dana Professor of Chemistry, awarded grant to further curriculum development bates.edu/news/2016/09/22/chemist-tom-wenzel-shares-900000-grant-for-curriculum-development/


SOCIOLOGY PROFESSOR ROCQUE RECOGNIZED FOR RESEARCH: Assistant Professor of Sociology, Michael Rocque, wonders why people engaged in crime eventually slow down or stop altogether? bates.edu/news/2016/08/05/criminologist-michael-rocque-recognized-for-life-course-research/


 

 

 

 

 

 

For more on what’s happening around Bates, visit http://www.bates.edu/events