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September 26, 2017 10:33 am

Bates Community Letter: Fall 2017

Dear Members of the Bates Community, Now that we have settled into the 2017–18 academic year, I write to share…


September 5, 2017 4:10 pm

Statement on Decision to End Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Policy

We are deeply disappointed by President Trump’s cruel decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. Ending…


September 5, 2017 1:26 pm

Remarks at Convocation: Fall 2017

I cannot remember a time in my professional experience when matters of context and principle have intruded so insistently into the project of teaching the next generation of students.