Archives for "Trustees"
May 17, 2005 12:50 pm
Andrew Carnegie probably never considered making a gift in honor of fellow philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. But on Monday afternoon, one champion of Bates philanthropy honored another as the College inaugurated the Helen A. Papaioanou, M.D. ’49 Chair in the Biological Sciences, established as part of a multimillion gift several years ago by Ralph T. Perry ’51 and his wife, Mary Louise Seldenfleur.
November 3, 2004 1:02 pm
Hundreds of alumni, faculty, students and friends met over a harvest dinner in Merrill Gymnasium Oct. 30 to celebrate the alumni launch of The Campaign for Bates: Endowing Our Values, a comprehensive fund-raising effort to raise at least $120 million by June 30, 2006.
October 11, 2004 12:40 pm
Bates College announced the public phase of the most ambitious fund-raising effort in its history Oct. 9 – a $120 million campaign focused on endowment for greater student financial aid, academic programs and facilities improvements.
July 29, 2004 10:25 am
President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced four appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Jamie P. Merisotis of Washington, D.C.; Karl-Olof Mills of San Francisco, Calif.; Mary Henderson Pressman of Kansas City, Mo.; and Valerie A. Smith of Princeton, N.J.
April 21, 2004 3:04 pm
The Bates College Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents David Barlow, a member of the college’s class of 1979 and the head of Molecular Insight Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in a discussion of his work at 7 p.m. Monday, April 26, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.
November 6, 2003 3:01 pm
Terry Beckmann has been named vice president for finance and administration at Bates College, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen recently announced. Beckmann has also been re-elected by the college’s Board of Trustees to the position of treasurer, which she first assumed in January 2003.
October 26, 2002 4:13 pm
The value of a college education in terms of increased lifetime income is well understood, but less well understood is its social and civic value, Elaine Tuttle Hansen told more than 1,400 guests Saturday during her inauguration as the seventh president of Bates College and its first woman president.
July 3, 2002 8:30 am
Elaine Tuttle Hansen, former provost and professor of English at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, assumed office July 1 as the college’s seventh president since its founding in 1855.
June 21, 2002 8:52 am
Gretchen Shorter Davis of Portland, Maine, and Henry J. Keigwin of South Dartmouth, Mass., have been elected to the college’s Board of Overseers by the alumni of Bates College; Michael W. Bonney of Sudbury, Mass., and David L. Foster of New York City have been appointed by college trustees to serve on the Board of Overseers, Bates College President Donald W. Harward announced.
June 4, 2002 8:47 am
Bates College has announced the creation of a new professorship in honor of Thomas Sowell, the economist, writer and commentator called America’s “most valuable public intellectual” for his challenge to orthodox thought across the spectrum of society.