The incoming Class of 2022 ‘represents Bates College history’

Selected from the largest applicant pool in college history, the 550 members of the Class of 2022 arrives on Monday.

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Report of Giving

We are grateful for the generosity of over 11,000 alumni, parents, and friends who gave $28 million to Bates last year.

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Oct 03, 2018

‘Anthropocenic’: Museum show looks at humanity’s planetary impact

A new Bates exhibition examines humanity’s mark on the planet with pathos, wit, and an eye-opening diversity of work.

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