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Wednesday

November 3, 2004
1:02 pm

Campaign launched for alumni during Homecoming Weekend

Hundreds of alumni, faculty, students and friends met over a harvest dinner in Merrill Gymnasium Oct. 30 to celebrate the alumni launch of The Campaign for Bates: Endowing Our Values, a comprehensive fund-raising effort to raise at least $120 million by June 30, 2006.

Monday

October 11, 2004
12:40 pm

Bates announces $120 million campaign, largest in its history

Bates College announced the public phase of the most ambitious fund-raising effort in its history Oct. 9 – a $120 million campaign focused on endowment for greater student financial aid, academic programs and facilities improvements.

Wednesday

September 8, 2004
2:23 pm

2004 Convocation remarks

It is my very great privilege to call you together today on behalf of the entire Bates community.

Thursday

July 29, 2004
10:25 am

Four alumni elected to Bates Board of Trustees

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced four appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Jamie P. Merisotis of Washington, D.C.; Karl-Olof Mills of San Francisco, Calif.; Mary Henderson Pressman of Kansas City, Mo.; and Valerie A. Smith of Princeton, N.J.

Saturday

June 12, 2004
11:37 am

Alumni honored at Reunion

Weston L. Bonney ’50, a distinguished banker, longtime college Trustee and a volunteer who has worked tirelessly in Maine and abroad to advance education, arts and commerce, received the Benjamin Elijah Mays Medal, the College’s highest alumni award, at the 136th Reunion Alumni Awards Ceremony on June 12.

Wednesday

April 21, 2004
3:04 pm

Molecular Insight chairman to speak

The Bates College Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents David Barlow, a member of the college’s class of 1979 and the head of Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in a discussion of his work at 7 p.m. Monday, April 26, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.

Wednesday

April 14, 2004
11:47 am

$100,000 Hearst grant strengthens scholarship support for Maine students

The William Randolph Hearst Foundations have awarded Bates College a second grant of $100,000 to support scholarships that help make it possible for Maine students to attend Bates.

Saturday

October 26, 2002
4:13 pm

Hansen inaugurated as Bates' seventh president

The value of a college education in terms of increased lifetime income is well understood, but less well understood is its social and civic value, Elaine Tuttle Hansen told more than 1,400 guests Saturday during her inauguration as the seventh president of Bates College and its first woman president.