Archives for "President's Speeches and Statements"
September 19, 2016 10:21 am
Dear Members of the Bates Community, With opening days behind us, the Class of 2020 duly welcomed, and new and…
November 13, 2015 3:09 pm
October 4, 2015 1:59 pm
September 9, 2015 1:55 pm
September 1, 2015 12:57 pm
June 6, 2015 2:49 pm
Chancellor, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, members of the Platform Party, graduating students, families and friends, thank you for the honor of…
March 9, 2015 7:00 am
January 19, 2015 1:08 pm
September 2, 2014 11:27 am
Good morning. Welcome to the opening convocation of this new academic year. Members of the faculty, welcome back after what…
August 27, 2014 10:43 am
I write to share news and plans at the start of a new academic year, my third as president of the college. As I have said before, serving Bates as president is a source of great personal joy, even as we tackle inevitable challenges. Every day I am struck by the dedication of our faculty, the energy of our students, the pride of our staff, and the solidarity and support of alumni, parents, and friends in sustaining the work and sense of common feeling that make Bates such an extraordinary college and community.