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Friday

November 2, 2012
11:25 am

Video: Inauguration moments

It’s all here, from the fellowship of Bates’ four presidents together to the Spencer family gathering for a photograph.

Video: Inauguration moments

Thursday

November 1, 2012
4:30 pm

Video: time-lapse of Merrill’s transformation from gym to inaugural stage

Merrill Gym undergoes a transformation from sports venue to theatrical stage for the inauguration of Clayton Spencer.

Video: time-lapse of Merrill’s transformation from gym to inaugural stage

Monday

October 29, 2012
6:00 pm

Slide show: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

The traditions, people and exuberance of a Bates presidential inauguration, all on a gorgeous mid-fall afternoon.

Slide show: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Monday

October 29, 2012
5:00 pm

‘Questions Worth Asking’ — President Clayton Spencer’s inaugural address

President Spencer tells an inauguration story familiar in its broad outlines but revealing in its particulars.

‘Questions Worth Asking’ — President Clayton Spencer’s inaugural address

Friday

October 26, 2012
8:00 pm

Video: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Watch the complete video of the inauguration of A. Clayton Spencer.

Video: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Friday

October 26, 2012
4:00 pm

‘The embodiment of Bates values,’ Spencer is installed as president

Bates formally installed Ava Clayton Spencer, described by her former boss as the “embodiment of Bates values,” as its eighth president before a gathering of 2,500 on Friday afternoon.

‘The embodiment of Bates values,’ Spencer is installed as president

Friday

October 26, 2012
12:00 pm

Inauguration panels explore chicken-and-egg cycle of ideas in the world

There’s competition, said Michael Bonney, CEO of a company engaged in the high-pressure field of pharmaceuticals. And then there’s competition.

Inauguration panels explore chicken-and-egg cycle of ideas in the world

Wednesday

October 24, 2012
11:16 am

In wake of Gomes Chapel naming, panel to discuss ‘intersecting identities’ of the Rev. Gomes

Three members of the Bates faculty and the college’s multifaith chaplain discuss the identities of the late Rev. Peter Gomes ’65 in an Oct. 27 event

In wake of Gomes Chapel naming, panel to discuss ‘intersecting identities’ of the Rev. Gomes

Tuesday

October 23, 2012
9:00 am

A Bates landmark: The inauguration of A. Clayton Spencer as eighth president

Bates will formally welcome its new president, A. Clayton Spencer, this week with events culminating in her inauguration on Friday afternoon, Oct. 26.

Monday

October 22, 2012
3:30 pm

Nancy J. Cable, vice president and former interim president, to lead Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

Bates Vice President Nancy Cable has been appointed president of The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, a Florida-based philanthropic organization.

Nancy J. Cable, vice president and former interim president, to lead Arthur Vining Davis Foundations