Archives for "Leaders"
March 7, 2007 3:12 pm
Bates College is one of eight colleges and universities in Maine, and more than 100 nationwide, to sign an agreement to become “carbon neutral” — that is, to reduce institutional emissions of carbon-based greenhouse gases such that they no longer increase the atmospheric total of such gases.
March 3, 2007 9:30 am
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.
February 26, 2007 4:12 pm
“What I see happening here at Bates is definitely going in the right direction,” said U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud, D-Maine, during a “green tour” of Bates Feb. 20.
February 15, 2007 10:39 am
This year’s edition of the Bates College world music series features Wu Man, the renowned virtuoso on the Chinese stringed “pipa,” and members of the premiere ensemble performing ancient Japanese court music.
November 9, 2006 3:58 pm
Jennifer J. Quinn, executive director of the Association for Women in Mathematics, presents two lectures at Bates on Friday, Nov. 10. At 4 p.m., she gives a talk titled “Synchronicity: Alternating Sums, Determinants, Continued Fractions and More.” At 7:30 p.m., in the college’s annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, her subject is “Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers.” Sponsored by the mathematics department, both talks are open to the public at no cost and take place in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. For more information, please call the college concierge at 207-786-6255.
October 19, 2006 12:00 am
Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and representatives from Princeton, UCLA and Washington University in St. Louis will be interviewed live on the NBC “Today Show” Oct. 20 in two five-minute segments called “Getting into College … Today.”
October 10, 2006 9:40 am
Bates symbolically broke ground Oct. 7 during Parents & Family Weekend for a new dining Commons scheduled to open in January 2008. The new Commons will occupy space between Garcelon Field and Alumni Gym, bordering Central Avenue.
August 8, 2006 12:00 am
President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced three appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Susan S. Kozik of Matthews, N.C., Christopher J. Gorayeb of New York, N.Y., and James F. O’Brien Jr. of New York, N.Y.
July 27, 2006 12:00 am
Joseph T. Willett ’73 of Ridgewood, N.J., has been elected the new chair of the Bates board of trustees, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and trustees have announced. Willett succeeds Burton M. Harris ’59, who retired from the board following 23 years of service, including five as chair.
July 18, 2006 12:00 am
Bates College today announced the successful completion of its largest fund-raising campaign, The Campaign for Bates: Endowing Our Values, which…