Archives for "Clayton Spencer"

Friday

November 8, 2013 9:55 am

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

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.

Monday

October 28, 2013 11:34 am

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

$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.

Monday

October 21, 2013 10:00 am

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

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.”

Wednesday

September 4, 2013 1:12 pm

Convocation 2013: Preparing for a well-aligned life

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.

Monday

August 26, 2013 4:38 pm

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

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.

Thursday

July 18, 2013 8:00 am

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

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.

Monday

July 15, 2013 3:00 pm

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

‘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.

Sunday

May 26, 2013 3:23 pm

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back

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.”

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

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.