Archives for "Leaders"


March 27, 2008 12:54 pm

Philanthropic, scientific, literary leaders to address Commencement

A philanthropic leader, a molecular biologist, a climate researcher and a literary scholar will receive honorary degrees and speak at Bates College’s 142nd commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 25, on the college’s historic Quad, at Campus Avenue and College Street.


March 27, 2008 10:44 am

Archives to receive papers of family prominent in history of Bates, Maine

Joel Goldstein, an expert on the U.S. vice presidency, presents the lecture “Campaigning for America: Edmund S. Muskie’s 1968 Vice Presidential Campaign” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.


March 17, 2008 10:28 am

Former high-tech executive, now boat service chief, joins Trustees

George W. Cole, formerly a top executive in the field of interactive voice technology and now head of a boat service supporting a Maine island community, has joined the Bates College Board of Trustees.


March 3, 2008 9:30 am

Campus construction update: Dining Commons opens

About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25, Dining Services director Christine Schwartz estimated the following day.


March 1, 2008 4:39 pm

Of Climate, Clams, and Colleagues

Arctic clams are sentinels of climate change, says biology professor Will Ambrose. But he didn’t find that out by himself


March 1, 2008 3:26 pm

It's a Microworld After All

MicroVest’s Gil Crawford ’80 takes the lead as private investors surge into the microfinance world


March 1, 2008 3:11 pm

The Wedding Gift

Friends and family raise a barn, and some community spirit, at the farmhouse wedding of Kirsten Walter ’00 and Ben Ayers ’99


March 1, 2008 2:16 pm

Composition One-on-One

Students teach students as writing becomes an explicit value of the Bates curriculum.


March 1, 2008 2:13 pm

Historically Black

Spelman and Morehouse colleges offer something that Bates can’t — and that’s just the point


January 31, 2008 12:00 pm

2008 Martin Luther King Day: a slide show

The 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates College focused on “Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggle.” Each year, Bates observes King’s birthday by suspending regular classes and focusing community attention on special programming throughout the day.