News Archives

Wednesday

June 13, 2012 9:31 am

Spencer: Liberal arts colleges face tough times, but Bates is ready

Spencer: Liberal arts colleges face tough times, but Bates is ready

“How do we think about Bates and places like Bates in the context of this challenging world?” asked President-elect Clayton Spencer during the annual Reunion Address on June 8

Wednesday

October 12, 2011 4:40 pm

Higher ed leaders to discuss cost — and value — of top-quality higher education

Bates College, in partnership with Brown University and Northeastern University, will host approximately 200 New England higher education leaders for a Leadership Symposium on College Cost, Price and Financial Aid, featuring an array of national experts on these subjects, from noon to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.

Wednesday

November 11, 2009 2:40 pm

President Hansen guest at media roundtable on higher education

Nine college and university presidents including Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen were invited to join about two dozen members of national news media recently in a dialogue on higher education.

Tuesday

October 20, 2009 6:34 pm

Newsweek calls on President Hansen for roundtable on higher education

For its October 26, 2009 cover story, Newsweek magazine called on President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and four other thought leaders in American higher education to “debate the merits of a three-year degree and assess the state of higher education.”

Wednesday

July 29, 2009 12:39 pm

Role-reversal ritual encourages new perspectives

President for a Day, a tradition started three years ago by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen, reinforces the Bates goal of learning to see other perspectives

Monday

May 4, 2009 10:44 am

Navigating rough economic seas

By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:14 am

Coping against the odds

Taking Direction.

Friday

January 30, 2009 3:15 pm

University of Iowa will help with development of future leaders

In an opinion column in the The Des Moines Register, Scott King ’75, director of the Office of International Students and Scholars at the University of Iowa, wrote about his trip to Iraq for an education forum, where he and other higher-education leaders discussed the country’s plan to send 10,000 Iraqi college students to the U.S. and other English-speaking nations in each of the next five years.

Thursday

October 2, 2003 11:15 am

Wall Street Journal cites Bates for 'elite' grad-school preparation

Bates is included in a new Wall Street Journal ranking of 50 colleges and universities that “send the most students to elite grad schools.”

Tuesday

February 8, 2000 2:09 pm

Role of higher education to be discussed

Educational leaders from Bates College, Manchester College in North Manchester, Ind., and the University of Texas at Arlington will discuss the changing role of higher education in a round-table format at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Bates College Millennial Series lecture free of charge.