Bates Commencement 2014: Press Kit


Members of the Class of 2014 during Bates’ 148th commencement. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)

Bates College held its 148th Commencement on Sunday, May 25, on the  Historic Quad.

The college conferred honorary degrees on four leaders in the realms of journalism, computer science, business and the arts. The ceremony concluded with the graduation of 448 seniors, each of whom received a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree.

The Bates Communications Office makes the following resources available for the use of journalists reporting on the event. (NOTE: Some links won’t be active until May 27 or later.)

Bates Communications

Contact: Kent Fischer, Director of Media Relations
Office 207-786-8248 | Cell 207-376-6282 | Email

About Commencement 2014

The Class of 2014 by the numbers. (Click to enlarge.)

The Class of 2014 by the numbers. (Click to enlarge.)


Download high-resolution portraits of the honorands (open image and right-click or control-click to download):

Livestream of Commencement 2014 (starts at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 25)

Video of Bates Commencement 2014

Commencement 2014 in sound and image (an audio slideshow of Bates staff images to be posted after May 27, 2014)

Flickr photo galleries of the Baccalaureate and Commencement ceremonies (to be posted after May 27, 2014)

More resources


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