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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

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