Roland Adams

Roland works to draw local and national news media attention to Bates stories while also helping to meet media needs during significant events and issues involving the college.

Stories by Roland Adams
A Bates landmark: The inauguration of A. Clayton Spencer as eighth president

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 9:00 am

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

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

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 8:29 am

As the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case challenging use of race...

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Bates community mourns death of student injured in fall

Friday, October 5, 2012 9:15 pm

Bates College President Clayton Spencer tonight sent an email message to the...

Bates student seriously injured in fall

Monday, October 1, 2012 11:07 am

Bates College President Clayton Spencer wrote via email to the campus community...

David P. McDonough. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
For new director of Bates Career Development Center, some déjà vu

Friday, August 3, 2012 4:16 am

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

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Fund will honor late Bates economist Aschauer

Monday, July 30, 2012 12:45 pm

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

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Faculty tenure appointments, promotions take effect in August

Monday, June 18, 2012 11:10 pm

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

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

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 9:31 am

"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

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Bates appoints Leigh Weisenburger as Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 1:30 am

Bates President-elect Clayton Spencer today announced the appointment of Leigh A. Weisenburger,...

President-elect Clayton Spencer becomes the college's eighth president on July 1, 2012. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Harvard Crimson profiles Bates President-elect Clayton Spencer

Thursday, May 24, 2012 8:29 am

As Harvard concludes its academic year and Clayton Spencer prepares to take...

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