Archives for "President's Speeches and Statements"

Monday

August 14, 2017 3:00 pm

Standing with Charlottesville

Dear Members of the Bates Community, The events of this past weekend in Charlottesville, based on hatred, bigotry, and deeply…

Wednesday

June 14, 2017 8:24 am

Update and Findings of Independent Investigation

Dear Members of the Bates Community: I write to share the findings of the investigation into an incident that occurred…

Friday

May 19, 2017 2:55 pm

Update on Recent Campus Events

Dear Members of the Bates Community, As this week comes to a close, I write to share an update on…

Monday

May 15, 2017 2:28 pm

Message to the Bates Community

Dear Members of the Bates Community, On Saturday night, at a campus party hosted by the Women of Color student…

Friday

February 10, 2017 8:00 am

Update on Dean of Faculty Transition and Search

I write to share my thinking and seek your advice about the transition in the Dean of Faculty role.






Monday

January 30, 2017 11:36 am

Statement on Executive Order Regarding Immigration

Dear Members of the Bates Community, This past Friday, President Trump signed an executive order that, among other things, bans…

Wednesday

January 18, 2017 6:00 am

Response to Open Letter Regarding Undocumented Students

In early December, The Bates Student printed an open letter asking the Bates administration to announce the measures we will…

Wednesday

November 30, 2016 3:25 pm

A message to the Bates community

A message to the Bates community

Dear Members of the Bates Community, I hope Thanksgiving provided time with family and friends and an opportunity for restoration…

Monday

November 28, 2016 3:30 pm

The passing of Katie Vale

The passing of Katie Vale

I write to share the shocking and profoundly sad news that Katie Vale, our vice president for information and library services and librarian, died yesterday, Sunday, November 27, after suffering cardiac arrest.






Wednesday

November 9, 2016 3:55 pm

A message to the Bates community

A message to the Bates community

Last night marked the end of one of the most divisive and vitriolic presidential campaigns in recent U.S. history.