Archives for "Accessibility"

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

Wednesday

January 15, 2014 10:42 am

President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

Livestreamed at www.whitehouse.gov/live, the event is hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Tuesday

December 10, 2013 10:33 am

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Spencer shared how Bates embraces technology while staying true to its culture and principles.

Monday

August 26, 2013 4:38 pm

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

The Portland Press Herald sought the opinion of the Bates president, among others, about the new proposal.

Monday

August 12, 2013 1:34 pm

Crystal Ann Williams named associate vice president and chief diversity officer

Crystal Ann Williams named associate vice president and chief diversity officer

Williams will oversee the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Office of Intercultural Education and serve as a member of the president’s senior staff.

Friday

May 3, 2013 3:44 pm

Maine magazine profiles President Clayton Spencer

In the April issue of Maine Magazine, President Clayton Spencer talks about her love affair with Maine and her philosophy of “shared enterprise.”

Friday

May 3, 2013 9:37 am

Rescheduled Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place May 9-11

Rescheduled Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place May 9-11

The third annual Bates College Folk Music Festival presents three days of contradancing, workshops and performances beginning May 9.

Thursday

March 28, 2013 10:46 am

Bates announces lowest fee increase since 1972

Bates announces lowest fee increase since 1972

The Bates College Board of Trustees has voted to set the fee for attendance for the academic year 2013–14 at…

Thursday

January 24, 2013 3:25 pm

Outside the lines, athletes face social and economic challenges, say MLK Day panelists

Outside the lines, athletes face social and economic challenges, say MLK Day panelists

Coaches and students agree, athletes from underrepresented backgrounds face tough challenges.

Monday

October 29, 2012 5:00 pm

‘Questions Worth Asking’ — President Clayton Spencer’s inaugural address

‘Questions Worth Asking’ — President Clayton Spencer’s inaugural address

President Spencer tells an inauguration story familiar in its broad outlines but revealing in its particulars.