February 18, 2014 12:25 pm
NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests
The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.
January 28, 2013 10:04 am
Hiss devoted his “full heart, mind and energy” to all things Bates.
October 31, 2011 7:31 pm
Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies by a statewide program that he founded, former…
September 24, 2009 2:29 pm
Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at two Maine educational institutions, died Tuesday, Sept. 22,…
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.
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.
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.
October 1, 2004 11:33 am
A paper presented at the 60th Annual Meeting of the National Association for College Admissions Counseling.
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.
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.