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Thursday

February 25, 2010
4:42 pm

Slide show features 2010 President for a Day

• View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen Day Tripper President for a Day…

Wednesday

January 27, 2010
12:42 pm

Maine's first lady visits Bates

(From left) Maine’s first lady Karen Baldacci and President Elaine Tuttle Hansen enjoy  a remark by Doris Vincent, administrative assistant…

Monday

December 21, 2009
11:26 am

Advantage Bates

President Hansen congratulates 2009 NCAA Division III doubles champions Ben Stein ’09 and Amrit Rupasinghe ’10.

Monday

December 21, 2009
10:49 am

Bates Matters: Homage to Hedley

Like other members of the post–World War II baby boom who went into academe, I emerged from graduate school in the mid-1970s. Here at Bates, a new generation of professors like Martin Andrucki, Mark Semon, Steve Kemper, and Carole Taylor — plus many others, boomers all — arrived in response to what was promised them: the opportunity to be vigorous scholars and great teachers.

Monday

December 14, 2009
3:37 pm

Bates names new vice president and dean of enrollment and external affairs

“Nancy Cable brings us the expertise, national reputation and leadership skills needed to engage all Bates constituencies in advancing the mission of the College.” — Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen

Wednesday

November 11, 2009
2:40 pm

President Hansen guest at media roundtable on higher education

Nine college and university presidents including Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen were invited to join about two dozen members of national news media recently in a dialogue on higher education.

Thursday

November 5, 2009
11:35 am

President Hansen's mid-semester update: Finances, facilities and planning for Bates' future

“As we head into the second half of Fall semester and following on our first Board meeting of the year, I write to express ongoing appreciation for all the outstanding work that you are doing and to update you on some important matters that our Trustees considered.” — President Elaine Tuttle Hansen

Tuesday

October 20, 2009
6:34 pm

Newsweek calls on President Hansen for roundtable on higher education

For its October 26, 2009 cover story, Newsweek magazine called on President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and four other thought leaders in American higher education to “debate the merits of a three-year degree and assess the state of higher education.”

Friday

September 11, 2009
1:59 pm

Hansen to new students: It’s about good choices

The ceremony beginning Bates’ 155th academic year on Sept. 9 took place on a choice afternoon, sunny and mild, and explored in depth the concept of choice — no small issue for 470 first-year students confronted with new freedom to make their own choices.

Thursday

August 27, 2009
11:42 am

First-years asked to act on climate change as academic year begins

As Bates College prepares for the start of its 144th academic year, the college is asking its 470 arriving first-year students to join together in researching and taking action on carbon emissions and climate change.