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Wednesday

October 10, 2001
8:23 am

What national publications are saying about Bates

National college guides and magazines continue to rank Bates College among the best liberal arts colleges in the nation.

Friday

August 31, 2001
2:38 pm

Class of 2005 arrives at Bates

The trickle of arrivals would become a steady stream by Sept. 1, as all members of the 583-person Class of 2005, Bates’ largest-ever incoming group, arrived to kick-off their first — and the College’s 147th year — with orientation, a week designed to create an immediate sense of community between new students and Bates.

Wednesday

August 22, 2001
11:13 am

James McBride to deliver convocation address

James McBride, an award-winning composer, saxophonist and best-selling author whose writing explores the complexities of racial identity, will officially open the 147th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address “The Color of Water: A Meditation on Identity” at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the college’s main quadrangle. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The rain site will be the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Monday

July 9, 2001
2:28 pm

Bates prepares for Class of 2005

Bates has had its third consecutive record year for new student applications, with 4,424 applications received for the incoming Class of 2005.

Thursday

March 1, 2001
3:13 pm

Hiss takes part in SAT debate on 'NewsHour'

Bates vice president Bill Hiss ’66 was among the participants in a “Great SAT Debate” on the March 29 edition of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Thursday

March 1, 2001
2:57 pm

Christian Science Monitor interviews Hiss '66 about merits of optional SAT

In a Christian Science Monitor interview, Bates Vice President Bill Hiss explains the good results Bates has experienced since making the SAT optional.

Wednesday

July 19, 2000
1:34 pm

Four named Bates College trustees

Geraldine FitzGerald of New York City and Jeffrey D. Sturgis of Minot, Maine, have been elected to the Board of Overseers by the alumni body; Karen Harris of South Portland, Maine, and Carole Segal of Winnetka, Ill., have been appointed to serve on the bicameral board of trustees at Bates College, announced President Donald W. Harward.

Monday

May 1, 2000
3:03 pm

What the national publications are saying about Bates

In “The Hidden Ivies: Thirty Colleges of Excellence,” Bates is lauded for its service-learning opportunities and its consistent ranking in the top 10 among all colleges in terms of student participation in international study. It notes that some two-thirds of Bates graduates earn graduate degrees, and includes this summary comment from an administrator on alumni survey findings: “For a college with a long-standing reputation in the sciences, we were surprised to discover we had more graduates whose title was ‘entrepreneur,’ having founded their own businesses, than graduates who were M.D.’s.”