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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

Thursday

October 18, 2012
2:29 pm

Harvard president, Olympic gold medalist among Inauguration Day panelists

How does the world inspire ideas? How do ideas like competition and collaboration play out in the world?

Harvard president, Olympic gold medalist among Inauguration Day panelists

Wednesday

September 5, 2012
3:45 pm

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

What’s political compromise got to do with a Bates education? As Convocation 2012 reveals, plenty.

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

Thursday

July 19, 2012
2:00 pm

Sarah R. Pearson ’75 appointed vice president for college advancement

Pearson brings deep experience at a succession of leading U.S. universities, including Harvard, Cornell, the University of Chicago and Northwestern.

Sarah R. Pearson ’75 appointed vice president for college advancement

Tuesday

July 3, 2012
8:58 am

First day of school: President Clayton Spencer

Clayton Spencer, Bates’ eighth president, began her first week in office with a couple of different kinds of greetings.

First day of school: President Clayton Spencer

Sunday

July 1, 2012
10:38 am

Bates achieves record 55 percent alumni giving participation in 2012

As of midnight on June 30, 53 percent of alumni had made gifts to the Bates Fund — and the gifts keep rolling in.

Bates achieves record 55 percent alumni giving participation in 2012

Wednesday

June 13, 2012
9:31 am

Spencer: Liberal arts colleges face tough times, but Bates is ready

“How do we think about Bates and places like Bates in the context of this challenging world?” asked President-elect Clayton Spencer during the annual Reunion Address on June 8

Spencer: Liberal arts colleges face tough times, but Bates is ready

Friday

June 1, 2012
3:50 pm

Stangle Award answers the question ‘What’s in a name?’

The inaugural award for distinguished service belongs its namesake: Bruce Stangle ’70.

Stangle Award answers the question ‘What’s in a name?’

Sunday

May 27, 2012
3:57 pm

With Bassler, De Niro, Ifill, the star power shines at Commencement 2012

In a ceremony rich with laughs thanks to honorands Bonnie Bassler, Robert De Niro and Gwen Ifill, 463 Bates graduates received their diplomas on May 27.

With Bassler, De Niro, Ifill, the star power shines at Commencement 2012