Archives for "Leaders"
November 6, 2003 3:01 pm
Terry Beckmann has been named vice president for finance and administration at Bates College, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen recently announced. Beckmann has also been re-elected by the college’s Board of Trustees to the position of treasurer, which she first assumed in January 2003.
October 26, 2002 4:13 pm
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.
October 22, 2002 9:49 am
Bates College celebrates the presidential inauguration of Elaine Tuttle Hansen at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002 in the Margaret Hopkins Merrill Gymnasium. The installation ceremony and several other events and exhibitions are free and open to the public.
October 10, 2002 3:33 pm
Parker J. Palmer, named one of the 30 “most influential senior leaders” in a national survey of faculty and staff in higher education, gives a talk titled “Leading From Within: Reflections on Leadership, Community and the Inner Life” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. Sponsored by the office of the Dean of the College at Bates College, the talk is open to the public at no charge.
September 5, 2002 4:24 pm
On Sept. 4, former U.S. Surgeon General M. Joycelyn Elders opened the 148th academic year at Bates College with a challenge to the Class of 2006. In her second visit to Bates this year, Elders told a convocation gathering of about 1,000 students, staff and faculty that the students now starting here must summon the courage and the will to become transformational leaders for a new century fraught with pressing difficulties.
July 3, 2002 8:30 am
Elaine Tuttle Hansen, former provost and professor of English at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, assumed office July 1 as the college’s seventh president since its founding in 1855.
June 21, 2002 8:52 am
Gretchen Shorter Davis of Portland, Maine, and Henry J. Keigwin of South Dartmouth, Mass., have been elected to the college’s Board of Overseers by the alumni of Bates College; Michael W. Bonney of Sudbury, Mass., and David L. Foster of New York City have been appointed by college trustees to serve on the Board of Overseers, Bates College President Donald W. Harward announced.
June 4, 2002 8:47 am
Bates College has announced the creation of a new professorship in honor of Thomas Sowell, the economist, writer and commentator called America’s “most valuable public intellectual” for his challenge to orthodox thought across the spectrum of society.
January 26, 2002 3:05 pm
Elaine Tuttle Hansen, provost and professor of English at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, was elected president of Bates College on Saturday, Jan. 26. She will assume office July 1 as the college’s seventh president, and first woman president, since its founding in 1855.
January 18, 2002 2:43 pm
Auburn resident Elizabeth K. Sheppard is the new director of alumni relations at Bates College, Vice President for Alumni Affairs and External Relations William W. Hiss recently announced.