Stories about "Bates values"
Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program
Monday, February 8, 2016 9:00 am
The new gifts include the largest single gift in Bates history, $10 million from Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80.
Thursday, January 28, 2016 1:14 pm
An opportunistic investment of $1.5 million in energy projects is helping Bates lower its utility costs by a projected 22 percent.
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."
Friday, January 1, 2016 8:00 am
Seeking the unexpected, Bates photographers Phyllis Graber Jensen and Josh Kuckens share 28 of their favorite photographs of 2015.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 8:37 am
This being Thanksgiving Week, here are the best — the most distinctive, unusual, and quirky — thank-yous offered by generations of weary, yet grateful, seniors.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 12:27 pm
She was an educator, author, champion of equal opportunity for women, and a human-rights advocate whose passion was forged by her experiences in the Holocaust.
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.
Friday, October 30, 2015 11:08 am
Timely for evoking autumn, and timeless for its existential wit, a reading by Rob Farnsworth, senior lecturer in English, of his poem "Toward Hallowe'en," illustrated by the best of our fall photography.
Retirement of Sarah Potter ’77, bookstore director who also teaches virtues ‘hard work and thoughtfulness’
Friday, October 23, 2015 10:33 am
Sarah Potter '77, who retires Oct. 30 after 35 years as director of the College Store, provided a "sense of normalcy" for the legions and generations of student workers in the store.