News Archives

Tuesday

October 23, 2012 9:00 am

A Bates landmark: The inauguration of A. Clayton Spencer as eighth president

Bates will formally welcome its new president, A. Clayton Spencer, this week with events culminating in her inauguration on Friday afternoon, Oct. 26.

Wednesday

October 10, 2012 8:29 am

Bates has a voice in landmark case on race-conscious college admissions

Bates has a voice in landmark case on race-conscious college admissions

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case challenging use of race as one factor in college admissions decisions, it…

Friday

October 5, 2012 9:15 pm

Bates community mourns death of student injured in fall

Bates community mourns death of student injured in fall

Bates College President Clayton Spencer tonight sent an email message to the campus community to share the news that first-year…

Monday

October 1, 2012 11:07 am

Bates student seriously injured in fall

Bates College President Clayton Spencer wrote via email to the campus community the afternoon of Sunday, Sept. 30, regarding first-year…

Friday

August 3, 2012 4:16 am

For new director of Bates Career Development Center, some déjà vu

For new director of Bates Career Development Center, some déjà vu

David McDonough brings to Bates a strong background in working with students and with career-services technology.

Monday

July 30, 2012 12:45 pm

Fund will honor late Bates economist Aschauer

Fund will honor late Bates economist Aschauer

The “113 Fund” will support summer internships in the Bates economics department.

Monday

June 18, 2012 11:10 pm

Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

The faculty members are “outstanding scholars and teachers who have made many contributions to knowledge in their fields.”

Wednesday

June 13, 2012 9:31 am

Spencer: Liberal arts colleges face tough times, but Bates is ready

Spencer: Liberal arts colleges face tough times, but Bates is ready

“How do we think about Bates and places like Bates in the context of this challenging world?” asked President-elect Clayton Spencer during the annual Reunion Address on June 8

Tuesday

May 29, 2012 1:30 am

Bates appoints Leigh Weisenburger as Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Bates appoints Leigh Weisenburger as Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Bates President-elect Clayton Spencer today announced the appointment of Leigh A. Weisenburger, Bates’ current director of admission, as the college’s…

Thursday

May 24, 2012 8:29 am

Harvard Crimson profiles Bates President-elect Clayton Spencer

Harvard Crimson profiles Bates President-elect Clayton Spencer

As Harvard concludes its academic year and Clayton Spencer prepares to take up her new position as the eighth president…