News Archives

Friday

April 25, 2014 8:39 am

Another “Great Day”: Bates community rallies on college’s day of giving

Another “Great Day”: Bates community rallies on college’s day of giving

The Bates community turned out in force to show its philanthropic support for the college on April 23′s Great Day to Be a Bobcat.

Thursday

December 19, 2013 12:27 pm

New residence halls on Campus Avenue begin the Campus Life Project

New residence halls on Campus Avenue begin the Campus Life Project

The Campus Life Project will establish a dynamic center of Bates life on the southeast side of campus.

Monday

October 28, 2013 11:34 am

$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

The money will be spent, over and above our annual operating budget, over five years to move forward on key college initiatives.

Monday

July 15, 2013 3:00 pm

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation

Alumni rallied to deliver several annual giving milestones to the 2012–13 Bates Fund.

Tuesday

June 25, 2013 5:00 pm

‘Opportunity not importunity’: a story of who really founded the Bates Fund

‘Opportunity not importunity’: a story of who really founded the Bates Fund

While acts of philanthropy got most private colleges going, the tradition of the alumni fund is a relative newcomer.

Tuesday

May 14, 2013 3:00 pm

Alumni make May 15 a “great day”

Alumni make May 15 a “great day”

Bates reaches 599 new alumni donors to the Bates Fund in one day.

Tuesday

April 16, 2013 1:52 pm

Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Spurred by the mantra “Beat Colby,” Bates’ young alumni have secured their first March Mania victory in the challenge’s four-year history.

Thursday

September 13, 2012 8:55 am

Math professor makes short work of knotty problems

In a pair of Sept. 26 lectures at Bates, mathematician Colin Adams will explore the ins and outs of knots.

Thursday

July 19, 2012 2:00 pm

Sarah R. Pearson ’75 appointed vice president for college advancement

Sarah R. Pearson ’75 appointed vice president for college advancement

Pearson brings deep experience at a succession of leading U.S. universities, including Harvard, Cornell, the University of Chicago and Northwestern.

Sunday

July 1, 2012 10:38 am

Bates achieves record 55 percent alumni giving participation in 2012

Bates achieves record 55 percent alumni giving participation in 2012

As of midnight on June 30, 53 percent of alumni had made gifts to the Bates Fund — and the gifts keep rolling in.