Archives for "Elaine Tuttle Hansen"


August 5, 2010 3:30 pm

Davis, Purdy appointments announced in campus restructuring

As part of a comprehensive reorganization to advance diversity and inclusion, longtime Bates administrators Roland S. Davis ’92 and Carmen…


July 2, 2010 2:45 pm

New College mission statement: thoughts from participants

The group that worked together to craft the new Mission Statement of the College offer their thoughts on the meanings of these 77 words.


June 25, 2010 1:55 pm

University Business praises Bates climate and facilities planning

The College’s approach to its climate action plan — integrating sustainability costs into ongoing infrastructure needs — is featured in University Business, a national publication for higher education decision makers.


June 8, 2010 4:37 pm

2010 Commencement honorand panel discussion: 'Principles into action'

The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall to share insights into…


May 26, 2010 3:31 pm

Statement on May 26 incident

Aug. 23 update: News about court action relating to the May 26 arrests of Bates students will be posted here…


May 26, 2010 3:21 pm

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

The 2010 Bates honorands are:
Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance;
James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change;
Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist;
Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate;
and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.


May 25, 2010 2:49 pm

Historic Garcelon Field to get FieldTurf surface among improvements

• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show Created in 1899 with the help of students who wielded…


April 22, 2010 4:23 pm

Mellon Foundation awards $150,000 grant to support 'Choices for Bates' initiatives

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Bates College a $150,000 grant that recognizes President Elaine Tuttle Hansen’s leadership at…


April 21, 2010 12:53 pm

Bates Matters: What's Our Mission?

Bates is now engaged in its 10-year accreditation review — a perfect time to ask, “What’s our mission?” By President…


April 2, 2010 1:14 pm

President Hansen lauds Bonney '80 for philanthropy, education leadership

“He demonstrates three of the most important and interrelated capacities that a rigorous liberal arts education promotes: seeing around corners, building bridges and embracing contradictions and conflicts with generosity.”