Archives for "Leaders"
September 7, 2007 4:08 pm
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.”
September 6, 2007 8:19 am
Students received the rare opportunity to compare 21st-century college life with the Versailles experiences of the French queen Marie Antoinette as Bates College opened its 153rd academic year on Sept. 5.
September 5, 2007 8:24 am
Bates College and Zipcar, the world’s largest car-sharing service, have announced a partnership to make Zipcars available on campus to faculty, staff and students as an environmentally friendly alternative to the costs and hassles of keeping a car on campus.
August 30, 2007 11:11 am
Bates College opens its 153rd academic year with a convocation ceremony featuring John R. Cole, Thomas Hedley Reynolds Professor of History, at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue.
August 17, 2007 8:57 am
With its first occupants scheduled to move in later in the day, the new Bates student housing was introduced to the community with speeches and tours during the morning of Aug. 17.
June 15, 2007 11:25 am
About 150 Bates faculty, staff, students, college Trustees and members of the local community attended and engaged in the presidential symposium A College for ‘Coming Time': Diversity and Changing Demographics in Higher Education, convened by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen.
May 27, 2007 12:08 pm
“If you want to solve all the problems that we’re facing in this world, it’s unlikely that the people and ideas that got us to where we are will be the ones that are going to get us to a different place,” Segway inventor Dean Kamen told 464 graduates at Bates College’ 141st Commencement.
May 8, 2007 11:05 am
A symposium titled “A College for Coming Time: Diversity and the Changing Demographics of Higher Education” on May 10 takes its title from early writings of Bates founder Oren B. Cheney, who envisioned a new institution of learning to serve those who did not have easy access to higher education.
April 19, 2007 11:30 am
I know you are all aware of the shocking tragedy that occurred at Virginia Tech early in the week. While no words are adequate in a situation so sad and horrifying, I know you join me in expressing our sympathies for the friends and families of those whose lives were lost, and for all members of the Virginia Tech community as they grieve. Our thoughts also go out to members of our own community who have friends or family at Virginia Tech. Our primary concern must be with the victims, but at the same time such painful incidents may understandably cause us to reflect on our own safety.
April 16, 2007 11:55 am
Kevin McHugh of The College of New Jersey has been named director of athletics and chair of the Department of Physical Education at Bates College, effective July 1.