Archives for "Faculty and staff"


June 19, 1997 11:44 am

Bates professors receive a Templeton Grant

John Smedley, associate professor of physics, and Thomas Tracy, professor of religion, have been awarded a $10,000 grant by the John Templeton Foundation for their course “Caring for Creation.”


June 16, 1997 11:30 am

Nixon tapes archivist reflects on Watergate anniversary

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, Bates College historian Christopher M. Beam, a former National Archives staffer for the White House Tapes Section of the Nixon Presidential Materials Project and one of only a handful of archivists who has listened to the Nixon White House tapes, is available to comment on the significance of the greatest political scandal in American history.


June 4, 1997 11:11 am

Five faculty receive promotions

A political scientist was promoted to full professor at Bates College, and four other faculty members received tenure and were promoted to associate professors, effective July 1, announced President Donald W. Harward.


May 5, 1997 12:24 pm

New administrative appointments at Bates

Bates College recently announced the appointment of a new vice president for financial affairs-treasurer, along with five other staff positions.


May 1, 1997 11:52 am

Wortham receives Maine Service-Learning Award

Stanton Wortham, assistant professor of education at Bates College, has been honored with the Maine Campus Compact’s Faculty Service-Learning Award. Wortham was recognized for designing several innovative service-learning projects, including a program in which Latino Bates students tutor and mentor Latino schoolchildren in S.A.D. 52 (Turner, Maine) schools.


April 14, 1997 3:07 pm

Retirees recognized at Bates

Eight Bates employees who have retired or will retire this year will be honored at the annual Employee Recognition Luncheon on Thursday . The noon luncheon and award ceremony will be in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Bui lding. Retirees who have more than 10 years of service to the college will receive a Bates gift chair.


March 26, 1997 10:05 am

Prof. Carl Straub to hold endowed chair

Religion professor Carl Benton Straub has been named the first Clark A. Griffith Professor in Environmental Studies at Bates College.


December 31, 1996 9:19 am

Faculty photographer to exhibit images from Germany

The Bates College Museum of Art will exhibit the work of German-born photographer Elke Morris, a member of the arts faculty, in an upper-gallery exhibit, Photographs: German Sites, from Jan. 10 through March 23. Morris will discuss her work in a lecture, followed by an opening reception, at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 in the museum, located in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


September 23, 1996 10:10 am

Friday lectures resume

Bates College has resumed its popular series of TGIF lectures by faculty members and students at 4:15 p.m. Fridays while school is in session.


July 24, 1996 11:02 am

Bates receives major Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant

Bates College has been awarded a $600,000 grant by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for the enhancement of the college’s programs in the sciences. It’s the third major Hughes grant to Bates in the past six years.