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Friday

November 30, 2007
12:37 pm

Whiting Foundation to support humanities faculty at Bates College

The Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation of New York City has invited Bates to join a select group of institutions participating in a program that provides a year-long sabbatical for research and scholarly development to pretenure faculty in the humanities. The $100,000 Whiting Teaching Fellowship will be awarded to one Bates faculty member a year for the next four years.

Friday

November 30, 2007
12:19 pm

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts annual high school tournament

For the fifth consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted a Maine high school forensics tournament at Bates College. Approximately 170 students and 70 judges from 23 schools took part in the all-day event on Saturday, Nov. 17. A scheduled tournament in the 2007-08 season of the Maine Forensics Association, the judged competition featured events in Speech, Debate and Student Congress.

Thursday

November 15, 2007
9:10 am

Using Bates as a model, media outlets demystify the admissions process

A reporter’s unrestricted access to all stages of the Bates admissions process results in a major feature in Down East magazine called “Who Gets In?”

Thursday

October 25, 2007
10:55 am

Four appointed to Bates Board of Trustees

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced four appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Alison R. Bernstein of New York, N.Y., H. Scott Bierman of Northfield, Minn., Scott D. Freeman of Newton, Mass., and Kathleen M. Whelan of Boston, Mass.

Tuesday

October 23, 2007
11:19 am

Lynd '79, pioneering ethanol researcher, to speak at Bates

Professor Lee Rybeck Lynd ’79, a pioneer in the sustainable production of ethanol fuels from abundant, inexpensive and renewable plant materials, gives two public presentations at Bates College in October.

Tuesday

October 23, 2007
11:10 am

Ayotte '08 directs 'The Birthday Party,' Pinter's first full-length play

Bates College presents “The Birthday Party,” the first full-length play by the renowned Harold Pinter, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Thursday

September 27, 2007
2:24 pm

College joins national online college information initiative

Bates College announced today that it is participating with more than 600 independent U.S. colleges and universities in offering detailed information to explore schools online at www.ucan-network.org.

Friday

September 7, 2007
4:08 pm

Statement on college rankings

Nineteen colleges and universities, including Bates, commit not to mention U.S. News or similar rankings in new publications, “since such lists mislead the public into thinking that the complexities of American higher education can be reduced to one number.”