Archives for "Leaders"

Monday

October 29, 2012 6:00 pm

Slide show: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Slide show: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

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

Monday

October 29, 2012 5:00 pm

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

‘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.

Friday

October 26, 2012 8:00 pm

Video: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

Video: Inauguration of Clayton Spencer

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

Friday

October 26, 2012 4:00 pm

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

‘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.

Friday

October 26, 2012 12:00 pm

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

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.

Wednesday

October 24, 2012 11:16 am

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

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

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

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.

Thursday

October 18, 2012 2:29 pm

Harvard president, Olympic gold medalist among Inauguration Day panelists

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?

Wednesday

September 5, 2012 3:45 pm

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

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.