Archives for "Admissions"


April 21, 2010 3:45 pm

USA Today, The Washington Post highlight Bates in green-college roundups

USA Today explains why we need The Princeton Review’s new green-college guide: “Students are going green and care about a…


April 21, 2010 11:30 am

He Must Have Seen Potential

In coming to Bates, Milt Lindholm ’35 walked a path both fortunate and fortuitous This essay is adapted from two…


April 2, 2010 11:23 am

Video: Dean Emeritus Milt Lindholm '35 remembered

Remembrances from four people who knew Milt as a father, admissions dean, colleague and friend were offered during a memorial service for Lindholm at the Bates Chapel on March 21


January 4, 2010 12:08 pm

A Girl’s Life documents the aspirations of Sonia Luna ’13

A Girl’s Life, a PBS documentary by researcher and author Rachel Simmons examining the challenges facing young women growing up…


December 23, 2009 6:25 am

Ask Me Another: Two Deans, One Goal

If “swing dean” sounds like a job at a jazz college, Marylyn Scott and Carmita McCoy work at a rhythm counted in years, not beats. They trade places annually: As one works in Admissions, recruiting students from groups underrepresented in higher ed, the other heads to the Dean of Students office to support the 100 or so multicultural and first-generation-to-college students she helped recruit in the previous cycle.


December 21, 2009 11:10 am

The Gap Band

For some students, a year off the college track is just the ticket.


December 14, 2009 3:37 pm

Bates names new vice president and dean of enrollment and external affairs

“Nancy Cable brings us the expertise, national reputation and leadership skills needed to engage all Bates constituencies in advancing the mission of the College.” — Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen


October 20, 2009 1:06 pm

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read finds a bit of camp in the campus tour

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read, associate professor of French, has taken enough campus tours with his two young daughters…


September 11, 2009 1:55 pm

About the Class of 2013

Although the final numbers are subject to change, Bates expects new students to include 470 first-years and a single transfer…


September 2, 2009 9:43 am

The New York Daily News highlights Brooklyn high school students on path for college

The New York Daily News talks to recent graduates of the Urban Assembly School for Law and Justice (with whom…