Archives for "President's Speeches and Statements"

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.






Monday

November 7, 2016 9:58 am

Information about Election Day and registering to vote

Information about Election Day and registering to vote

This weekend, a flyer was circulated on the Bates campus with false information about tomorrow’s election and what our students need to do to register to vote.






Monday

September 19, 2016 10:21 am

Bates Community Letter: Fall 2016

Bates Community Letter: Fall 2016

With opening days behind us, the Class of 2020 duly welcomed, and new and returning students ensconced in their dorms, classes, and activities, I write to share news from campus and provide a preview of the year ahead.






Friday

November 13, 2015 3:09 pm

Letter to the campus community

I write in response to events that are happening on campuses across the nation and to make you aware of a unique opportunity for considered conversation on race and inclusiveness in higher education that is happening on the Bates campus this weekend.






Sunday

October 4, 2015 1:59 pm

Remarks at the inauguration of Valerie Smith, president of Swarthmore College

In Val Smith, you have chosen an inspired and inspiring leader.






Wednesday

September 9, 2015 1:55 pm

‘Co-Creating Our World’: Remarks at Convocation, Sept. 8, 2015

This morning we call you together to constitute you formally as the Class of 2019 and to mark your entry into the academic community.






Tuesday

September 1, 2015 12:57 pm

Bates Community Letter: Fall 2015

Bates Community Letter: Fall 2015

I write to share the sense of excitement we feel, to highlight areas of focus for the fall, and to invite your engagement with, and suggestions about, all things Bates.






Saturday

June 6, 2015 2:49 pm

Remarks to Bishop’s University Class of 2015

Chancellor, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, members of the Platform Party, graduating students, families and friends, thank you for the honor of…