Archives for "Elaine Tuttle Hansen"


July 29, 2009 12:39 pm

Role-reversal ritual encourages new perspectives

President for a Day, a tradition started three years ago by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen, reinforces the Bates goal of learning to see other perspectives


July 1, 2009 11:41 am

Bates Matters: Decisions, decisions

Administering Bates is more than just Lane Hall “doing its thing,” says President Hansen’s guest columnist


July 1, 2009 11:09 am

Arts' Desire

A sociology class plumbs the depths of student interest in creative arts at Bates


June 26, 2009 11:11 am

Bates president receives alumnae honor as 'outstanding educator'

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has been honored as an outstanding alumna educator by the Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association.


May 31, 2009 8:40 am

Actress Davis, other honorands emphasize theme of change

People like to believe that positive change just happens, Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis told the Bates College Class of 2009 during its Commencement ceremony May 31.


May 4, 2009 10:44 am

Navigating rough economic seas

By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward.


May 1, 2009 1:58 pm

Symposium explores promises, perils of ‘generation gap’ in tech, diversity

“We’re in the middle of a revolution,” Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen said at midday on April 30, “and it’s a hard place to see from.”


April 20, 2009 1:42 pm

Powering Up

The annual Presidential Symposium


April 17, 2009 1:49 pm

'Diversity and Technology' is theme for presidential symposium

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced the program and speakers for the third annual presidential symposium at Bates College. Titled The Teaching and Learning Shift: Diversity and Technology in the Twenty-First Century, the event explores ways in which Bates faculty and staff must both expand their knowledge of how students learn and deepen their capacity to engage them.


February 4, 2009 9:48 am

President Hansen's update: Economic Climate at Bates

Following the January meeting of the Bates Board of Trustees and the February 2 meeting of the Bates Faculty, I write to share some of our most recent thinking about how best to steer the College through these uncharted economic waters. I want to reaffirm the principles and priorities articulated in my December letter, stressing again our confidence in the creativity of Bates people, the unflagging value of our mission, and the consistent strategies we will use to address both the challenges and the opportunities that lie ahead.