Archives for "President's Speeches and Statements"


October 26, 2012 2:48 pm

‘Questions Worth Asking’: President Clayton Spencer’s Inaugural Address, Oct. 26, 2012

Well, I guess now I really am the eighth president of Bates College. It is an enormous honor and a…


September 4, 2012 2:47 pm

Remarks at Convocation: Sept. 4, 2012

Welcome back, faculty, staff and returning students, to the beginning of a new year. And welcome, Class of 2016, to…


January 25, 2012 2:45 pm

Video remarks from President Clayton Spencer

Watch video remarks from Bates’ eighth President, Clayton Spencer Educating the whole person: Why Bates? The liberal arts: Bates as…


December 9, 2011 2:43 pm

President-elect Clayton Spencer’s first remarks

Remarks by President-elect Clayton Spencer on Dec. 4, 2011, following her introduction by Mike Bonney ’80, chair of the Bates…