Archives for "Leaders"

Friday

September 9, 2011 3:27 pm

Trustee John Rossello

Among new trustees elected to the Bates board is John T. Rossello Jr. of Holliston, Mass., a former partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a global corporation that is the world’s second-largest professional services firm.

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:31 pm

Video: President Cable explores 'our shared anthem" in Convocation address

In her Convocation Invitation to the College Community, President Cable transcended the usual convocation advice, instead asking the entire campus…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 3:59 pm

Don’t be ruled by social constructs, ‘Winning’ author tells Convocation audience

“Become a sociologist of conscience, or perhaps an archeologist of culture,” the Bates College Class of 2015 was told as the new academic year began — in other words, this is your time to understand, and redefine, the social norms that guide us through life.

Thursday

September 1, 2011 2:51 pm

President Nancy J. Cable

By unanimous vote of the Bates College Board of Trustees, Nancy J. Cable was appointed interim president of Bates College April 12, 2011, and assumed her duties on July 1, 2011. Bates has begun a national search for its next president, who will begin service to the college on or before July 1, 2012.

Thursday

September 1, 2011 2:47 pm

Convocation to feature remarks by faculty member nationally noted for recent book

Bates begins its 154th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 6, with Convocation ceremonies that formally open the year and welcome new students, including transfer students and the 506 members of the Class of 2015.

Monday

August 22, 2011 10:51 am

Bates annual giving posts robust gains in 2011

Bates annual giving posted robust gains in the 2011 fiscal year, according to a year-end summary prepared by the staff…

Tuesday

June 14, 2011 1:56 pm

Reunion 2011

With Reunion 2011 now in the books, here’s a tour of the weekend, in words, by Bates Magazine editor Jay…

Tuesday

May 31, 2011 4:48 pm

Slide show features 2011 Commencement day photographs

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Always uplifting, the 2011 Commencement ceremony had a conversational, convivial spirit,…

Sunday

May 29, 2011 3:24 pm

Commencement report: The only failure is the failure to persist

“You will fail — you should fail,” Evelynn Hammonds, dean of Harvard College, told the Bates College class of 2011 on May 29. “But if you stick with it, and let your peculiarities become assets, you will succeed.”
Hammond, who is also a historian of science and professor of African American studies at Harvard, was one of three honorary degree recipients who spoke at the college’s 145th commencement. The others were Frank Glazer, a pianist of international renown and member of the Bates music faculty, and Robert Langer, an Institute Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a highly prolific inventor of healthcare technologies.

Sunday

May 29, 2011 2:32 pm

Video: President Hansen offers Commencement 2011 welcome

In President Elaine Tuttle Hansen’s Commencement welcome, she says that founders of Bates would easily recognize the graduates’ shared values…