Archives for "Leaders"


October 19, 2006 12:00 am

President Hansen on NBC "Today Show" Oct. 20

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

Groundbreaking ceremony for new $30 million dining Commons

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

Three alumni elected to Bates Board of Trustees

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

Willett '73 named chair of the Bates board

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 surpasses $120 million fund-raising goal

Bates College today announced the successful completion of its largest fund-raising campaign, The Campaign for Bates: Endowing Our Values, which…


June 14, 2006 12:00 am

Athletic Director Suzanne Coffey resigns to take AD post at Amherst

After 21 years with the Bates College Athletic Department, Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey has announced her resignation to become athletic director at Amherst College in Amherst, Mass.


June 9, 2006 12:00 am

Alumni awards highlight 138th annual Reunion

Bates alumni arriving for their College’s 138th Reunion anticipated traditional revelry and fellowship as well as a chance to honor their own. All awards will be presented Saturday during the midday Alumni Awards Ceremony, held in Merrill Gymnasium due to rain.


May 2, 2006 12:00 am

National recruitment record earns Bates student a leadership award

Nathaniel Walton ’08, chair of the Maine College Republicans, has received the Richard M. and Helen DeVos Freedom Center Award for Student Leadership from the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI).


February 21, 2006 12:00 am

'Campaign for Bates' exceeds $100 million

Bates has passed the $100-million milestone in its fund-raising campaign, announced Vice President for College Advancement Victoria M. Devlin. The $101 million in gifts and pledges through Jan. 31 is part of a six-year campaign to raise $120 million. Known as The Campaign for Bates: Endowing Our Values, the fund-raising drive will end June 30, 2006. The College’s last campaign ended in 1996 having raised $59.3 million against a $50 million goal.


December 23, 2005 3:02 pm

2006 Bates King Day theme highlights the road to peace

A pioneer in the field of African American women’s history and chair of the Department of African American Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, Professor Sharon Harley is the keynote speaker for the 2006 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.