Stories about "Leadership"
Bates President Clayton Spencer and James Reese, associate dean of students, shared a moment of deja vu Monday morning, July 2, as the eighth president of the college began her first week in office. The two were high school classmates.
From James Reese on MLK Day, a high school story with a surprise ending

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 1:02 pm

As part of his welcoming remarks at the 2013 Martin Luther King...

As nation ponders rich-poor divide, King Day observances to explore debt and inequality

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 9:51 am

Spotlighting a less-known aspect of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work, King Day at Bates will explore issues of economic justice.

Marshall Ganz, senior lecturer in public policy at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Veteran of Chavez-era United Farm Workers campaigns to give Andrews Lecture

Monday, November 12, 2012 6:49 am

Marshall Ganz, a public policy expert at Harvard, delivers the annual Andrews Lecture on Nov. 14.

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

Monday, October 29, 2012 5:00 pm

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

Clayton Spencer holds the symbols of office during her installation ceremony as the eighth president of Bates College. The symbols are the keys, the presidential collar and the record book.
‘The embodiment of Bates values,’ Spencer is installed as president

Friday, October 26, 2012 4:00 pm

Bates formally installed Ava Clayton Spencer, described by her former boss as the "embodiment of Bates values," as its eighth president before a gathering of 2,500 on Friday afternoon.

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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As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 4:28 pm

Bates presents a panel discussion exploring the history and future of the Clean Water Act on Oct. 1.

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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,...

This October 2010 image shows Mikey Pasek '12, right, with Jourdan Fanning '13, left moving furniture in the Office of Intercultural Education, a location that includes space for Bates Hillel. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Student profile: The apathy-free Mikey Pasek

Tuesday, March 20, 2012 4:41 pm

It isn’t Mikey Pasek’s style to grumble while waiting around for improvement. He makes change happen.

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Audio Slide Show: Close and Inseparable

Thursday, March 15, 2012 6:21 pm

Annie Burns '12 talks about the joys and challenges of leading a varsity team in the company of two of her closest friends.

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