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Ian Bleakney '91 awarded 2001 Barlow grant to study education in India

Monday, July 16, 2001 1:44 pm

Ian Bleakney ’91, a science teacher and department chair at Merritt College High School, a small public high school, in Oakland, Calif., was recently awarded the 2001 Barlow Alumni Travel Grant from Bates College.

Four named Bates College trustees

Wednesday, July 11, 2001 1:54 pm

Susan Bove Kinney of West Simsbury, Conn., and Rick Powers of Old Greenwich, Conn., have been elected to the Board of Overseers by the alumni of Bates College; David S. Barlow of Wellesley, Mass., and The Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes of Cambridge, Mass., have been appointed to serve on the bicameral board of trustees at Bates College

Bates alumni receive awards at Reunion Weekend

Wednesday, June 27, 2001 4:19 pm

Bates College presented awards to distinguished alumni at the college’s Reunion Weekend 2001 held this year from June 15 to 17. John A. Kenney, M.D., class of 1942, was presented with the Benjamin Elijah Mays Award, while Sally Ehrenfried, class of 1989, received the Distinguished Young Alumni Service Award.

Graduate produces Maine Public Broadcasting documentary

Tuesday, June 19, 2001 8:17 am

2001 cum laude graduate Nicole Goloskov of Chadds Ford, Pa., has produced "Camera Obscura," a video portrait of Rockland, Maine, photographer Chris Pinchbeck, to be broadcast Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1, as part of the Maine Public Broadcasting television series "True North."

Bates Bookstore announces annual summer reading list

Thursday, June 14, 2001 8:27 am

Sarah Potter '77, director of the Bates College Store, and her staff annually offer a summer reading list comprising titles suggested by Bates faculty and staff. This year's list, the fifth annual, includes more than 150 titles recommended by some 70 members of the Bates community.

Bates announces new chairperson of Board of Trustees

Saturday, May 5, 2001 8:07 am

The President and Trustees of Bates College are pleased to announce that Burton M. Harris, of Swampscott, Mass., has been elected the Chairperson of the Corporation effective June 2, 2001.

Presidential Search Committee named

Wednesday, March 14, 2001 4:14 pm

A Presidential Search Committee has been formed by the Bates College Board of Trustees to evaluate candidates and nominate a successor to President Donald W. Harward.

Hiss takes part in SAT debate on ‘NewsHour’

Thursday, March 1, 2001 3:13 pm

Bates vice president Bill Hiss '66 was among the participants in a "Great SAT Debate" on the March 29 edition of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Presidential Medal of Freedom for Benjamin Mays '20?

Thursday, March 1, 2001 3:06 pm

Georgia senators Max Cleland and Zell Miller recently announced plans to introduce a U.S. Senate resolution urging President Bush to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the late Benjamin Mays '20.

Christian Science Monitor interviews Hiss ’66 about merits of optional SAT

Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:57 pm

In a Christian Science Monitor interview, Bates Vice President Bill Hiss explains the good results Bates has experienced since making the SAT optional.

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