Stories about "Clayton Spencer"
Bates dedicates Traquina Boathouse, culminating $2.7 million giving effort

Friday, October 12, 2018 10:23 am

“The Traquina name represents incredible dedication by a Bates family to our college and our rowing program,” President Clayton Spencer said.

Bates announces $28 million in gifts in fiscal 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:00 am

The $28 million total, for the giving year ending June 30, includes $10.87 million in endowment gifts. Giving to Bates has more than doubled since 2013.

$3 million gift endows Bates professorship in STEM equity and inclusion; April Hill named inaugural appointee

Friday, September 21, 2018 9:21 am

Hill is an eminent evolutionary developmental geneticist with a national reputation for dismantling barriers preventing students from thriving in STEM fields.

Bates in the News: Sept. 14, 2018

Friday, September 14, 2018 9:39 am

A major feature on Purposeful Work, an alumna filmmaker disrupts the queer female narrative, and professors comment on dual enrollment and cell phones.

Convocation 2018 remarks: President Clayton Spencer

Friday, September 7, 2018 12:16 pm

President Spencer considers the famous phrase "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” Is it false hope? Or a call to action?

Now on our doorstep, the Class of 2022 ‘represents Bates College history’

Friday, August 24, 2018 8:00 am

Selected from the largest applicant pool in college history, the 550 members of the Class of 2022 arrives on Monday.

Bates wins $1 million grant for equity-driven STEM innovations

Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:23 am

The grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will fund the transformation of STEM culture at Bates to fully support all students in the sciences.

With Purposeful Work, Bates provides an education ‘fit for the future of work’

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 3:16 pm

A major feature on the news site Quartz reports that Bates has cracked the nut in how best to prepare students for post-graduation happiness.

Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am

Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.

In his inaugural lecture, Matthew Jadud calls for Digital and Computational Studies ‘for all our students’

Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:59 am

In his lecture as the inaugual holder of the Colony Professorship in Digital and Computational Studies, Matt Jadud describes how computing can intersect with the liberal arts at Bates — and how it already has.

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