Archives for "Diversity"
Friday, April 8, 2016 8:00 am
In their deliberations, the Bates Admission deans seek to answer two overarching and linked questions: Is this student right for Bates? And is Bates right for this student?
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 1:34 pm
Williams, a Bates leader and highly regarded equity advocate in U.S. higher education, joins Ford Foundation president Darren Walker for the event.
Thursday, January 21, 2016 2:32 pm
The keynote gathering in Gomes Chapel offered soaring rhetoric by essayist and scholar Jelani Cobb, U.S. Sen. Angus King, and Bates President Clayton Spencer.
Friday, January 15, 2016 12:29 pm
Incarceration experts and faculty members Michael Rocque and Chris Petrella ’06 comment on the Bates MLK Day theme, "Mass Incarceration and Black Citizenship."
As Bates-hosted C3 summit starts, Crystal Williams speaks to the imperative to diversify faculty at U.S. colleges
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 5:57 pm
When students learn from faculty who are from many backgrounds, it "opens all students to the idea of possibility — both for themselves and for others," Williams says.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 2:28 pm
Bates College recently received two grants, totaling more than $1.4 million, from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance faculty diversity.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 11:45 am
Bates College presents its fourth Inside Africa Fashion Show on March 7.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 10:44 am
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader's commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.
Monday, November 17, 2014 11:09 am
The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.
Monday, November 3, 2014 3:18 pm
Inspired by a phrase from the Bates mission statement, eight students will address the concept of the "transformative power of our differences" in a TED-style event on Nov. 8.