June 23, 2015 12:00 pm
Text, photo, and video coverage of an evening that featured compelling Bates people, a great venue at the Whitney Museum, and spirited conversation about Bates in an age of disruption.
May 29, 2015 9:47 am
Bates College’s second Curricular Innovation Showcase was a window into programs that have taken Short Term to the next level as a time for course development.
April 1, 2015 8:52 am
Bates College President Clayton Spencer has been elected to the board of directors of the American Council on Education, the nation’s…
March 26, 2015 9:14 am
Valerie Smith ’75 being named Swarthmore’s next president is a case of good news getting better.
October 23, 2014 4:24 pm
Bates President Clayton Spencer and Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Joshua McIntosh met in an open…
October 26, 2012 8:00 pm
Watch the complete video of the inauguration of A. Clayton Spencer.
October 26, 2012 4:00 pm
Bates formally installed Ava Clayton Spencer, described by her former boss as the “embodiment of Bates values,” as its eighth president before a gathering of 2,500 on Friday afternoon.
August 31, 2012 12:37 pm
Welcoming the most selective and geographically diverse class in the school’s history, Bates begins its 2012-13 academic year Sept. 4.
June 19, 2012 12:00 am
Clayton Spencer poses in Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall.
June 15, 2012 12:00 am
Clayton Spencer’s rise as a U.S. higher education leader culminates in her debut as president-elect of Bates — and her avowed commitment to leading Bates toward a stronger marriage of excellence and opportunity.