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The college's 35 percent giving increase in 2015 was matched by a surge in attendance at the annual Presidential Events, including the New York City event at the Whitney Museum of Modern Art, where  journalist Bryant Gumbel ’70 (left) interviewed President Spencer and Trustee Emeritus Michael Chu ’80 on the topic "The Liberal Arts in an Age of Disruption." (Matthew Carasella Photography)
Giving to Bates jumps more than 30 percent for second straight year

Thursday, July 30, 2015 11:41 am

Giving to Bates College in 2015 increased more than 30 percent for the second consecutive year, as the college received $21.6 million from alumni, parents, and friends.

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Katie Vale named Bates Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian

Thursday, July 2, 2015 8:00 am

Vale, whose appointment is effective Sept. 1, 2015, is currently director of digital learning at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

On the Coram Library porch, Bates Registrar Mary Meserve checks the diplomas one last time just prior to Commencement 2014. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
It takes a campus to raise a Commencement

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:10 pm

Here's a sampling of the hundreds of actions, both tiny and Historic Quad-sized, that add up to a thrilling Bates College Commencement.

Matt Perejda '14, keynote speaker at the April 4 Bobcat Ventures pitch competition, is shown with Analysis Group co-founder Bruce Stangle '70 in 2014. Stangle visited campus for the Voices in Entrepreneurship program. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
With at least $5,000 in the offing, student entrepreneurs pitch business ideas

Friday, April 3, 2015 11:55 am

Bobcat Ventures, a Bates College student organization dedicated to entrepreneurship, is sponsoring a business idea competition on April 4.

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President Spencer joins board of leading higher education group

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 8:52 am

Bates College President Clayton Spencer has been elected to the board of...

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Alexandre Dauge-Roth wins 2015 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:22 pm

One thing Bates College professor Alexandre Dauge-Roth wants his students to take away from his teaching is a better understanding of how their worldview is shaped by their own position.

Seattle Chocolates’ Owner and CEO, Jean Thompson '82. (Kate Baldwin)
Top L.L.Bean, Seattle Chocolates executives to discuss purposeful work

Thursday, November 6, 2014 11:01 am

In the latest in a series of Bates College events exploring purposeful work, the CEO of Seattle Chocolates and the CMO for retailer L.L.Bean discuss their experiences on Nov. 10.

Brett Huggett, assistant professor of biology. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:51 am

New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.

Katharine Ott, assistant professor of mathematics. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Katharine Ott, mathematics

Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:00 pm

New at Bates as an assistant professor of mathematics, Katharine Ott is eager to contribute to Bates' strong track record in bringing more women into math.

Nathan Tefft, assistant professor of economics. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates welcomes returning faculty: Nathan Tefft, economics

Thursday, October 2, 2014 3:47 pm

Nathan Tefft, assistant professor of economics at Bates College, goes in for risky behavior — in his research, anyway.

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