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Monday

December 17, 2001
9:22 am

Visiting Professorship Honors Benjamin E. Mays '20

Bates College has received a $1 million gift and pledge from the Orr Family Foundation, founded by trustee James F. Orr III, to support a distinguished visiting professorship in honor of human rights advocate Benjamin E. Mays, a 1920 Bates graduate who influenced a generation of civil rights leaders.

Tuesday

November 20, 2001
9:25 am

William E. Little Jr. appointed to Board of Overseers

William E. Little Jr. of New York City has been appointed to the board of overseers by trustees of Bates College, President Donald W. Harward has announced.

Wednesday

October 10, 2001
8:31 am

Coffey named Administrator of the Year by NACWAA

The National Association of Collegiate Women’s Athletic Administrators (NACWAA) has recognized Bates College Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey as its 2001 NCAA Division III Administrator of the Year.

Wednesday

July 11, 2001
1:54 pm

Four named Bates College trustees

Susan Bove Kinney of West Simsbury, Conn., and Rick Powers of Old Greenwich, Conn., have been elected to the Board of Overseers by the alumni of Bates College; David S. Barlow of Wellesley, Mass., and The Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes of Cambridge, Mass., have been appointed to serve on the bicameral board of trustees at Bates College

Tuesday

June 5, 2001
3:59 pm

College of Wooster awards Bates president Harward honorary doctorate

Bates College President Donald W. Harward has been awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree from The College of Wooster at the Ohio college’s commencement this year.

Saturday

May 5, 2001
8:07 am

Bates announces new chairperson of Board of Trustees

The President and Trustees of Bates College are pleased to announce that Burton M. Harris, of Swampscott, Mass., has been elected the Chairperson of the Corporation effective June 2, 2001.

Wednesday

March 14, 2001
4:14 pm

Presidential Search Committee named

A Presidential Search Committee has been formed by the Bates College Board of Trustees to evaluate candidates and nominate a successor to President Donald W. Harward.

Thursday

January 25, 2001
11:43 am

"The Christian Science Monitor" features interview with President Donald W. Harward

In a brief but broad-ranging interview with The Christian Science Monitor, Bates College President Donald W. Harward discusses the particular value of a liberal arts education and the linking of academic rigor with service to community.

Thursday

January 11, 2001
8:55 am

James L. Moody Jr. gives gift for endowed professorship

Bates College has received a $1.5-million gift from 1953 Bates graduate James L. Moody Jr., chair of the Board of Fellows at Bates and retired CEO and chairman of Hannaford Bros. Co., announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.