Stories about "William C. Hiss"
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.

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.

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.