background
Published on Description

Friday

May 9, 2008
1:52 pm

Commons dedication honors philanthropic response

Donors who supported construction of the new dining Commons at Bates College, including many Trustees, were honored Friday at the official dedication of the campus’ newest and most-used building.

Monday

March 17, 2008
10:28 am

Former high-tech executive, now boat service chief, joins Trustees

George W. Cole, formerly a top executive in the field of interactive voice technology and now head of a boat service supporting a Maine island community, has joined the Bates College Board of Trustees.

Thursday

December 20, 2007
11:39 am

Lecture to open economist's tenure as Stangle Professor at Bates

Professor Margaret Maurer-Fazio inaugurates her tenure in the newly established Betty Doran Stangle Professorship in Applied Economics at Bates with a lecture at 4:30 p.m Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

February 15, 2007
10:39 am

Experts in ancient Japanese music, pipa, virtuoso Wu Man to perform

This year’s edition of the Bates College world music series features Wu Man, the renowned virtuoso on the Chinese stringed “pipa,” and members of the premiere ensemble performing ancient Japanese court music.

Tuesday

October 10, 2006
9:40 am

Groundbreaking ceremony for new $30 million dining Commons

Bates symbolically broke ground Oct. 7 during Parents & Family Weekend for a new dining Commons scheduled to open in January 2008. The new Commons will occupy space between Garcelon Field and Alumni Gym, bordering Central Avenue.

Tuesday

August 8, 2006
12:00 am

Three alumni elected to Bates Board of Trustees

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced three appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Susan S. Kozik of Matthews, N.C., Christopher J. Gorayeb of New York, N.Y., and James F. O’Brien Jr. of New York, N.Y.

Thursday

July 27, 2006
12:00 am

Willett '73 named chair of the Bates board

Joseph T. Willett ’73 of Ridgewood, N.J., has been elected the new chair of the Bates board of trustees, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and trustees have announced. Willett succeeds Burton M. Harris ’59, who retired from the board following 23 years of service, including five as chair.

Friday

June 9, 2006
12:00 am

Alumni awards highlight 138th annual Reunion

Bates alumni arriving for their College’s 138th Reunion anticipated traditional revelry and fellowship as well as a chance to honor their own. All awards will be presented Saturday during the midday Alumni Awards Ceremony, held in Merrill Gymnasium due to rain.

Tuesday

February 21, 2006
12:00 am

'Campaign for Bates' exceeds $100 million

Bates has passed the $100-million milestone in its fund-raising campaign, announced Vice President for College Advancement Victoria M. Devlin. The $101 million in gifts and pledges through Jan. 31 is part of a six-year campaign to raise $120 million. Known as The Campaign for Bates: Endowing Our Values, the fund-raising drive will end June 30, 2006. The College’s last campaign ended in 1996 having raised $59.3 million against a $50 million goal.

Thursday

July 28, 2005
9:25 am

Five alumni elected to Bates Board of Trustees

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced five appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Robert E. Burke of Boston, Mass.; Marjorie Northrop Friedman of Dallas, Texas; Jennifer L.Guckel of Charlestown, Mass.; Dana Petersen Moore of Baltimore, Md.; and Quoc K. Tran of Omaha, Neb.