Stories about "William C. Hiss"
Janelle Lyford '13, admission tour guide, gives a midsummer tour of the Bates campus.
NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

At the Jan. 18 retirement reception in his honor, Bill Hiss '66 acknowledges applause for his contributions to Bates. At left are his wife, Colleen Quint '85, and daughter, Jessie. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Slide show: Bill Hiss ’66 retirement reception

Monday, January 28, 2013 10:04 am

Hiss devoted his "full heart, mind and energy" to all things Bates.

Former U.S. Sen. Geoge Mitchell offers the keynote address during the "Open to the World" events on Oct. 27. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Open to the World: In stories and statistics, Sen. Mitchell sums up worth of higher education

Monday, October 31, 2011 7:31 pm

Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies...

President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, champion of academic excellence, dies at 88

Thursday, September 24, 2009 2:29 pm

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at...

President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, champion of academic excellence, dies at 88

Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:13 am

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at two Maine educational institutions, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, at his home in Newcastle, Maine, after a long illness. He was 88 years old.

A year later, U.S. Rep. Michaud inspects completed Commons

Friday, March 7, 2008 11:04 am

About a year after visiting Bates to see how the college is making itself more sustainable, U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud returned on March 7 for lunch and a tour of Bates' new, "green" dining Commons.

20-year Bates College study of optional SATs finds no differences

Saturday, October 1, 2005 10:34 am

In a milestone 20-year study of its well-known policy for optional SATs for admission, Bates College has found no differences in academic performance or graduation rates between submitters and non-submitters.

20 Years of Optional SATs

Friday, October 1, 2004 11:33 am

A paper presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling.

Hiss takes part in SAT debate on ‘NewsHour’

Thursday, March 1, 2001 3:13 pm

Bates vice president Bill Hiss '66 was among the participants in a "Great SAT Debate" on the March 29 edition of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Christian Science Monitor interviews Hiss ’66 about merits of optional SAT

Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:57 pm

In a Christian Science Monitor interview, Bates Vice President Bill Hiss explains the good results Bates has experienced since making the SAT optional.