Stories from April 2011
Video: Handing in senior honors thesis, an unforgettable moment

Monday, April 18, 2011 9:38 am

The Bates community celebrates an academic milestone with a flourish.

Video: "Caesar dies, news at 11"

Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:17 pm

Students in Associate Professor of Classics and Medieval Studies Margaret Imber‘s course...

Bates a top school for ROI, says Bloomberg Businessweek

Thursday, April 14, 2011 3:05 pm

Bloomberg Businessweek and PayScale say Bates is best in Maine and in top 12 percent of U.S. colleges and universities for return on investment.

President Hansen’s biographical background

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 3:13 pm

Elaine Tuttle Hansen became president of Bates College on July 1, 2002,...

Major Achievements During President Hansen’s Tenure

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 3:12 pm

Strengthening Student Diversity Hansen’s emphasis has been first on revitalizing a campus-wide...

To the Bates Community From President Elaine Tuttle Hansen

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 3:08 pm

Dear Members of the Bates College Community, As Mike Bonney notes in...

To the Bates College Community From Trustee Chairman Mike Bonney ’80

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 3:02 pm

On behalf of the Bates College Board of Trustees, I write to announce that President Elaine Hansen has informed the Trustee Executive Committee of her intention to step down as Bates President effective July 2011.

Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen plans to step down after nine years in office for new leadership position

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 2:46 pm

Elaine Tuttle Hansen, the seventh President of Bates College, announced to the campus community today that she plans to step down from her post as president effective July 2011. She will depart after nine years of leadership in which the institution -- already regarded as a national and international leader in liberal arts and sciences education -- has moved into an ever-stronger position in academic stature and reputation.

Video postcard: Re-enacting the historical Battle of Maldon

Monday, April 11, 2011 1:23 pm

On the Historic Quad, students in Associate Professor of English Sylvia Federico‘s...

Touring in support of new CD, rapper Lupe Fiasco to perform

Monday, April 11, 2011 9:01 am

Only two months after the release of his third album, "Lasers," acclaimed hip hop artist Lupe Fiasco performs at Bates College at 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building (Gray Cage), 130 Central Ave. Tickets are available at for $40 each, with a maximum purchase per buyer of four tickets. For more information, please contact the Chase Hall Committee, concert sponsor, at 207-795-7496.

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