Stories about "Faculty and staff"
Thursday, September 8, 2005 4:30 pm
Speakers who addressed the Convocation audience Sept. 6 offered ample food for thought to the incoming Class of 2009, from the historical evolution of academic freedom to life lessons implicit in the Bates education. But unity — as in unity of self and unity on campus — was a subtext for remarks by both the featured convocation speaker, the Rev. Peter J. Gomes '65, and President Elaine Tuttle Hansen. Gomes referenced a sermon on his first Sunday on campus, in 1961 during what was then called "Freshman Week," that stressed Bates' role in assembling the diverse components of character into "a life worth living." Hansen, meanwhile, called for a shared campus commitment to robust intellectual inquiry.
Wednesday, September 7, 2005 4:15 pm
Bates College has joined the international outpouring of support for the Gulf Coast regions devastated by Hurricane Katrina (see links below).
Wednesday, September 7, 2005 11:50 am
The Bates College community has launched the Katrina Relief Initiative (KRI), a fund-raising effort spearheaded by students, faculty and staff, and supported by the Office of the Chaplain and the Harward Center for Community Partnerships.
Thursday, September 1, 2005 1:16 pm
Bates College has announced that any Maine undergraduates enrolled at colleges or universities in the New Orleans and Mississippi Gulf Coast area devastated by Hurricane Katrina will be welcome to take courses for credit without charge at Bates College this fall semester.
Tuesday, August 30, 2005 10:20 am
The Rev. Peter J. Gomes, named one of America's most influential preachers by Time magazine, opens the 151st academic year at Bates College with a convocation address at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, on the main quadrangle. In case of rain, the event will take place in Alumni Gymnasium.
Sunday, August 28, 2005 10:24 am
In the U.S. News & World Report 2006 edition of America's Best Colleges, Bates ranks 21st nationally among 215 liberal arts colleges. The magazine says its rankings are based on a mix of peer assessment, rates of student retention and graduation, faculty resources, admissions selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving.
Friday, August 26, 2005 10:31 am
Bates College Dining Services was one of two colleges to share a silver award in the 2005 Loyal E. Horton Dining Awards, presented annually by the National Association of College and University Food Services (NACUFS).
Monday, August 8, 2005 10:59 am
Why did one species disappear while the other survived? The simple answer is diet. Genyornis couldn't adapt to radical changes in the available food supply, while the emu could, according to a geological study published in the July 8 issue of Science magazine and co-authored by Bates geochemist Beverly Johnson.
Tuesday, July 12, 2005 9:59 am
Bates College Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey has been selected as Division III athletic director of the year for the northeastern United States.
Wednesday, July 6, 2005 10:03 am
Jenny Allen has been named Bates College sports information director in the Office of Communications and Media Relations. She assumed her duties July 5.