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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

Monday

August 26, 2013
4:38 pm

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

The Portland Press Herald sought the opinion of the Bates president, among others, about the new proposal.

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

Thursday

July 18, 2013
8:00 am

Spencer joins select group of college leaders in Presidential Innovation Lab project

President Spencer is part of a new national group of college and university leaders who will explore ways in which new technological approaches to higher education might be used to boost the number of Americans able to earn a college degree.

Spencer joins select group of college leaders in Presidential Innovation Lab project

Monday

July 15, 2013
3:00 pm

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

Alumni rallied to deliver several annual giving milestones to the 2012–13 Bates Fund.

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

Sunday

May 26, 2013
3:23 pm

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

“Many of the so-called experts have been wrong and now need to be second-guessed,” the co-founder and chairman of organic yogurt maker Stonyfield Farm told the Bates Class of 2013. “And that’s actually your job.”

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

Friday

May 3, 2013
3:44 pm

Maine magazine profiles President Clayton Spencer

In the April issue of Maine Magazine, President Clayton Spencer talks about her love affair with Maine and her philosophy of “shared enterprise.”

Tuesday

April 23, 2013
3:00 pm

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

The honorary degree candidates “show us how the values that define the Bates experience can shape, and take shape in, the world,” said President Spencer.

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

Thursday

February 21, 2013
9:00 am

Multimedia: ‘Bates was my early-decision choice’ — President Spencer visits WRBC-FM

Spencer’s interview on student radio station WRBC-FM touched on a range of topics, including the obligation of a liberal arts college to help graduates get job and what responsible investing looks like.

Multimedia: ‘Bates was my early-decision choice’ — President Spencer visits WRBC-FM

Thursday

February 14, 2013
3:16 pm

Symposium: How does knowledge about human difference play out at work?

English professor Theri Pickens has organized a March 2 symposium that will show students how knowledge about identity and difference can be put into practice in the workaday world.

Symposium: How does knowledge about human difference play out at work?

Tuesday

January 22, 2013
5:00 pm

King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

Getting 46 million Americans out of poverty will require wholesale changes in how we talk about, think about and take action around poverty, said keynote speaker Anthea Butler.

King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote