Stories about "Dean of the Faculty"
Kathryn Graff Low is acting dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs during 2017-18. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Associate Dean of Faculty and Professor of Psychology Kathryn Graff Low appointed interim dean of the faculty for 2017–18

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 12:52 pm

Low succeeds Matthew Auer, who departs Bates on June 30 to become dean of the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia.

Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer smiles during a session about teaching innovations at Bates, including a set of four Short Term courses led by non-faculty experts in graphic design, healthcare, social organizing and digital innovation. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates Dean of the Faculty and VP for Academic Affairs Matthew Auer appointed dean of the School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Georgia

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 9:00 am

Bates President Clayton Spencer praised Auer as a "brilliant and creative academic leader with impeccable judgment, unwavering integrity, and a tireless devotion to the job at hand.“

Cristopher Thompson '19 of Macon, Ga., poses for a portrait at the Boys and Girls Club of Auburn, where he worked with young people this summer supported by a fellowship from the Harward Center for Community Partnerships. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Students explain what their Bates-funded summer work means right now

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 5:17 pm

As one student said, the summer experience offered "just a perfect environment to ask questions and to learn from your mistakes and your experiences."

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Matthew Auer, Indiana University honors dean, named Bates College vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Monday, May 13, 2013 12:00 pm

A leading scholar and globally engaged expert, Auer is also a dynamic and effective academic leader, said Bates President Clayton Spencer.

Bates, Bowdoin share $150,000 grant to improve quantitative education

Thursday, July 23, 2009 9:19 am

A national foundation that supports liberal arts education has awarded nearly $150,000 to Bates and Bowdoin colleges for a collaborative effort to strengthen students' quantitative reasoning skills.

New vice president for academic affairs named

Monday, July 26, 1999 12:00 am

Dr. Jill N. Reich has been appointed as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Bates College, President Donald W. Harward announced. Reich joined the Bates community July 1.