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Thursday

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…

Friday

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.

Friday

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.

Tuesday

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…

Wednesday

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…

Wednesday

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.

Tuesday

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…

Wednesday

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…

Friday

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.”