Stories about "financial aid"
Sunlit trees frame Carnegie Science and Chase Hall. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates College announces 3 percent fee increase

Friday, March 21, 2014 4:10 pm

The Bates College Board of Trustees has voted to set the fee...

President Clayton Spencer, who led the establishment of Harvard's Crimson Summer Academy, speaks at the program's 10th anniversary event on Oct. 30, 2013. (Rose Lincoln/Harvard)
President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 10:42 am

Livestreamed at, the event is hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

President Clayton Spencer speaks with Steve Woods of TideSmart Talk in the studio. Photo courtesy of TideSmart Radio.
Southern Maine’s TideSmart Radio interviews President Spencer

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 10:33 am

Spencer shared how Bates embraces technology while staying true to its culture and principles.

Students in line for last year's Convocation procession, part of the opening of each school year. The Class of 2017 will participate in that tradition on Sept. 3. Bates College/Phyllis Graber Jensen
Bates welcomes the high-achieving, highly diverse Class of 2017

Thursday, August 29, 2013 11:54 am

Bates' Convocation, on Sept. 3, marks the opening of the school year and the formal entry of the 502 members of the Class of 2017.

Bates announces lowest fee increase since 1972

Thursday, March 28, 2013 10:46 am

The Bates College Board of Trustees has voted to set the fee...

Leigh Weisenburger, dean of admission and financial aid. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine media quote Bates officials for stories on Supreme Court affirmative action case

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:21 pm

Bates officials react to the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin now being considered by the Supreme Court.

Karl Fisher '14, left, talks with Charles E. Clark '51 at the Mount David Society Scholarship Luncheon on March 30. Clark is the author of Bates Through the Years: An Illustrated History, as part of the college's sesquicentennial.
Student stories underscore the value of Bates philanthropy

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 11:18 am

Mount David Society Scholarship Luncheon brings together students and donors.

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Video: Selections from the Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 5:46 pm

Video clips of the five speakers at the Leadership Symposium on Cost,...

Jamie Merisotis '86, a Bates trustee and a dedicated advocate for improved access to higher education, moderated the symposium.
College costs aren’t the real issue, higher-ed experts tell Bates symposium

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 5:11 pm

Everyone knows that the big story about higher education is that costs are out of control. That story sets the tone for media coverage of higher education, and it's the story that keeps parents awake at night. And it's wrong.

Sun Journal story looks at five first-year students from Lewiston-Auburn high schools

Thursday, September 8, 2011 5:23 pm

Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk talks to the five students from Lewiston...

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