Archives for "Faculty and staff"


May 6, 1998 1:15 pm

Bates names new vice president for development and alumni affairs

Victoria M. Devlin is the new vice president for development and alumni affairs at Bates College, President Donald W. Harward announced.


April 1, 1998 1:44 pm

Russian literature professor awarded essay prize

Jane Costlow, associate professor of Russian at Bates College, has won the 1997 Heldt Prize for best essay in Slavic women’s studies. The award is given annually by the Association of Women in Slavic Studies. Costlow’s essay, The Gallop, the Wolf, the Caress: Eros and Nature in ‘The Tragic Menagerie’, explores Lydia Zinovieava-Annibal’s 1907 autobiographical novel, an account of childhood in Russia just before the revolution. The author was a turn-of-the-century writer married to the famous poet Ivanov.


March 30, 1998 4:19 pm

Bates awarded grant to support interdisciplinary teaching

Bates has received a $1.2-million grant from the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation of New York City to establish a professorship in interdisciplinary studies, Bates’ president Donald W. Harward announced.


March 13, 1998 3:36 pm

College Choir performs 'Messiah'

The College Choir, under the direction of John Corrie, will perform Handel’s Messiah Parts II and III March 28 at 8 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The 74 student-members of the College Choir will be accompanied by members of the College Orchestra. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Please call 207-786-6135 for reserved seating.


February 11, 1998 2:11 pm

Local residents receive Class of 1997 Scholarships

Christopher J. Gousse of Lewiston and Brian H. Houston of Poland have been named inaugural recipients of a Bates College scholarship fund awarded annually to children of Bates employees.


January 23, 1998 9:18 am

Ice storm can't chill employee spirits

“It’s been nothing short of heroic,” said Vice President for Financial Affairs and Treasurer of the College Peter Fackler about the way Bates folk weathered the historic ice storm. Here’s how some of the heroes saw the College and its neighbors through the crisis.


November 20, 1997 4:16 pm

Brahms recital to be held at Bates

Pianists Duncan Cumming ’93, and Frank Glazer, Bates College artist-in-residence, will perform the last in a series of four concerts commemorating the the 100th anniversary of the death of composerJohannes Brahms at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


November 7, 1997 8:39 am

Bates professor wins award

Robert J. Branham, professor of rhetoric and director of debate at Bates College, has received the latest American Forensic Association (AFA) Daniel Rohrer Award for “Stanton’s Elm: An Illustrated History of Debating at Bates College,” published in 1996.


October 27, 1997 11:37 am

Wenzel named Maine Professor of the Year

Thomas J. Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry at Bates College, has been named the 1997 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Maine Professor of the Year, announced the Council For Advancement and Support of Education.


October 15, 1997 10:04 am

Cumming and friends to perform at Bates

Pianist Duncan Cumming ’93 will join tenor John Corrie, violinist Hilary Walther and Robin Cavalear on the French horn in the fourth annual Florence Pennell Gremley Concert at Bates College at 3 p.m., Oct. 26, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The artists will play works by Schubert, Brahms and Kevin Bleau. A reception in the lobby will immediately follow the concert, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.