Archives for "Leaders"

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.

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.

Thursday

July 19, 2012 2:00 pm

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

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.

Tuesday

July 3, 2012 8:58 am

First day of school: President Clayton Spencer

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.

Sunday

July 1, 2012 10:38 am

Bates achieves record 55 percent alumni giving participation in 2012

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.

Wednesday

June 13, 2012 9:31 am

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

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

Friday

June 1, 2012 3:50 pm

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

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

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

Thursday

January 19, 2012 11:54 am

Bates board chair Bonney ’80 named a top U.S. CEO by MarketWatch

Bates board chair Bonney ’80 named a top U.S. CEO by MarketWatch

Bates board chair Mike Bonney ’80, CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., is one of the six best corporate leaders in the U.S., according to a leading financial news publication.

Thursday

January 12, 2012 2:30 pm

Chronicle blogger says Spencer appointment a ‘best’ moment in 2011

Chronicle blogger says Spencer appointment a ‘best’ moment in 2011

Chronicle of Higher Education blogger Richard Kahlenberg, who writes about innovation in higher education, names Clayton Spencer’s appointment as the…