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Thursday

February 20, 2014
8:00 am

Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

With a goal of improving students’ career prospects through workplace immersion programs, “everyone wins,” says President Clayton Spencer.

Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

Tuesday

January 21, 2014
10:15 am

President Clayton Spencer’s statement on climate change and college divestment

The statement outlines important aspects of the college’s institutional response to climate change and addresses whether Bates should divest from the fossil fuel industry.

President Clayton Spencer’s statement on climate change and college divestment

Wednesday

January 15, 2014
10:42 am

President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

Livestreamed at www.whitehouse.gov/live, the event is hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

Friday

January 10, 2014
1:18 pm

President Clayton Spencer’s statement on the boycott of Israeli academic institutions

Read President Spencer’s statement on the American Studies Association boycott.  

President Clayton Spencer’s statement on the boycott of Israeli academic institutions

Thursday

December 19, 2013
12:27 pm

New residence halls on Campus Avenue begin the Campus Life Project

The Campus Life Project will establish a dynamic center of Bates life on the southeast side of campus.

New residence halls on Campus Avenue begin the Campus Life Project

Tuesday

December 10, 2013
10:33 am

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Spencer shared how Bates embraces technology while staying true to its culture and principles.

Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Friday

November 8, 2013
9:55 am

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

The program is “all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities,” Spencer said.

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Monday

October 28, 2013
11:34 am

$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

The money will be spent, over and above our annual operating budget, over five years to move forward on key college initiatives.

$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

Monday

October 21, 2013
10:00 am

Dean of Students Tedd Goundie to step down at end of 2013–14 academic year

President Clayton Spencer said, “I am deeply grateful to Tedd for leading our student life program with exceptional thoughtfulness and a steady hand during a time of transformational change.”

Dean of Students Tedd Goundie to step down at end of 2013–14 academic year

Wednesday

September 4, 2013
1:12 pm

Convocation 2013: Preparing for a well-aligned life

During Convocation 2013, President Clayton Spencer offered an address that drew connections between the education that the new students are beginning and the lives Bates hopes to prepare them for.

Convocation 2013: Preparing for a well-aligned life