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Gifts by Bates donors totaling a record $28.2 million  in fiscal 2016 have "given us great confidence in setting ambitious goals for Bates’ future," said President Spencer. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Giving to Bates soars to record $28.2 million, more than doubling since 2013

Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:00 pm

The generosity and support of Bates donors "has given us great confidence in setting ambitious goals for Bates’ future," said President Clayton Spencer.

Alison Bernstein speaks to a gathering of alumni, parents, and friends in Atlanta during the “Multicultural Voices” listening events held around the country in 2011. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Alison Bernstein, trustee of Bates and higher-education scholar, policy expert, and activist, dies at age 69

Friday, July 22, 2016 10:32 am

In her service to the college, Bernstein was a "champion of equity and diversity, both for the campus community and the Board of Trustees."

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Bates in the News: June 10, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016 10:13 am

Media coverage of John Lewis' Commencement address, plus Stephen Engel on the politics of LGBTQ rights and President Spencer's interview with New England Cable News.

Co-captains Naso, Conover, Taylor, and Wettstein join Steenstra for a turn at the shovels.
 (Photograph by Rene Roy)
Boathouse groundbreaking culminates Bates rowing’s winning day

Thursday, April 21, 2016 6:22 pm

“What a great way to spend a gorgeous Sunday,” said President Clayton Spencer of the events at the Bates rowing facility on the Androscoggin River in Greene.

The postman doesn't not right for the mailboxes in Chase Hall. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates in the News: April 8, 2016

Thursday, April 7, 2016 1:45 pm

A Bates professor says public schools have a mass-incarceration mindset, plus Bates admission in TIME magazine and Bates mailboxes in The Boston Globe.

Members of the campus community attend the gift announcement celebration in Memorial Commons on Friday. The gathering included faculty, staff, students, trustees, and Alumni Council members. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates announces gifts of $19 million to create six new endowed professorships and launch the college’s new digital and computational studies program

Monday, February 8, 2016 9:00 am

The new gifts include the largest single gift in Bates history, $10 million from Michael Bonney ’80, chair of the Board of Trustees, and his wife, Alison Grott Bonney ’80.

(Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Hour by hour, MLK Day pictures, quotes, readings, ideas, and gestures

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 12:53 pm

Here's how MLK Day 2016 looked: what was said and read, and what was acted, sung, and pondered.

Director of Bates Dining Services Cheryl Lacey (left) and Assistant Vice President for Dining, Conferences and Campus Events Christine Schwartz. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Purposeful Work Unplugged to present Dining Services’ Schwartz, Lacey

Monday, October 5, 2015 3:10 pm

The two executives in charge of Bates College Dining Services share lessons from their lives and careers in a Purposeful Work Unplugged Q&A on Oct. 7.

Valerie Smith '75 was announced as the 15th president of Swarthmore College on Feb. 21, 2015. (Laurence Kesterson / Swarthmore College)
Valerie Smith ’75 to be installed as Swarthmore’s 15th president on Oct. 3

Friday, October 2, 2015 9:54 am

Smith's accomplishment was set into motion, in part, by her experiences at Bates, both as a student and a trustee of the college.

Major players in the international realm of online business, JP Maheu of Twitter (left) and George Gallate of RKG share advice during their Purposeful Work Unplugged appearance. Above all, they agree, be your authentic self in the search for purposeful work. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
A dozen tips about work, jobs, and careers from the Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series

Thursday, September 17, 2015 11:50 am

A dozen pearls of job and career wisdom from the 2014-15 Purposeful Work Unplugged speaker series.

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