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Geoffrey Swift, vice president for finance and administration and treasurer at Bates.
Geoffrey Swift named Bates Vice President for Finance and Administration and Treasurer

Thursday, September 4, 2014 9:58 am

"I am thrilled that we will have the benefit of Geoff’s financial and organizational leadership as we work together to map our institutional priorities and develop the resources to support them,” said President Spencer.

From left, Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer, Student Government President Alyssa Morgosh '15 and college President Clayton Spencer prepare to speak at Bates' 2014 Convocation. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
‘Your job is to discover and learn,’ Convocation speaker Matt Auer tells Class of 2018

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 4:25 pm

Likening the Bates experience to a voyage of discovery, Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer's 2014 Convocation address was the centerpiece of the midday ceremony.

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With Convocation in view, a new Age of Discovery is about to begin at Bates

Thursday, August 28, 2014 12:25 pm

For the dean of the faculty at Bates College, there's a clear connection between a student's journey while at Bates and the Age of Discovery that opened the globe to seafaring European explorers centuries ago.

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Jack Kent Cooke award to support graduate studies at Columbia for Bo Ra Kim ’14

Friday, June 27, 2014 1:41 pm

The highly competitive Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships are worth up to $50,000 annually for graduate studies in the U.S. or abroad.

Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, 2014
10 Bates students and alumni awarded Fulbright grants

Thursday, June 5, 2014 8:38 am

Recognized as a "top producer" of prestigious Fulbright grants, Bates again runs true to form.

The renovated Roger Williams Hall (at left) and Hedge Hall: "Projects I am proudest of," says Terry Beckmann. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Terry Beckmann, Bates vice president for finance and administration, to retire May 30

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 2:08 pm

Beckmann transformed the way Bates does business, says President Spencer. Her favorite project: the Hedge and Rogers Williams renovations.

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Goetz ’90 brings ‘The Remedy’ to campus

Friday, April 18, 2014 12:12 pm

Thomas Goetz '90, author of a new history that traces the intersecting careers of Arthur Conan Doyle and the scientist who showed the world that germs cause disease, speaks at Bates on April 28.

Photo by Tony Powell. Lisa Barry Portraits. April 2, 2014
Trustee Lisa Barry ’77 brings deep experience in international government relations

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 2:54 pm

Lisa Barry '77, a veteran of 35 years of international government relations work, has joined the Bates Board of Trustees.

Tyler Mills, poet. (Arik Lubkin)
Language Arts Live readings resume with poet Tyler Mills

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 8:51 am

The Language Arts Live series of literary readings resumes with poet Tyler Mills on Jan. 16.

Brooke O'Harra, assistant professor of theater, depicted outdoors by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Bates welcomes new faculty: Brooke O’Harra, theater

Monday, November 11, 2013 10:27 am

At Bates, a college that prepares students for global citizenship, training as an actor is highly valuable, says Brooke O'Harra, assistant professor of theater. Students of acting "have to start to understand how they exist in the world, how they function in relation to others."

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