Media Coverage


Commentary: Tax bills would be an assault on educational opportunities
Portland Press Herald, December 7, 2017

Book review: Lesson Plan: An Agenda for Change in American Higher Education
Harvard Magazine, Sept./Oct. 2016

President Spencer on the value of the liberal artsfinancial aid and athletics, and her distinctive career path
New England Cable News, “CEO Corner,” May 22, 2016

President Spencer on the future of college admissions (with Leigh Weisenburger, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid)
TIME Magazine, April 7, 2016

President Spencer on the trend of liberal arts colleges embracing the computer sciences
Inside Higher Ed, Feb. 23, 2016

The launch of our new Digital and Computational Studies program
MPBN, Feb. 8, 2016

Interview with President Spencer
WRBC 91.5 FM, Oct. 5, 2015

Williams Women
Williams Magazine, Summer 2015

Interview with President Spencer
WRBC 91.5 FM, March 22, 2015

President Spencer comments on proposed college rating system
The Wall Street Journal, Dec. 19, 2014

Trick or Drink, No More
Inside Higher Ed, Oct. 29, 2014

President Spencer named one of Maine’s most influential leaders
Maine Magazine, July 2014

Grit and Shared Enterprise: Clayton Spencer, the eighth president of Bates College, comes to Maine
Maine Magazine, April 2013.

Interview with Clayton Spencer
WRBC 91.5 FM, February 10, 2013

Bates College president praises community
Lewiston Sun Journal, January 17, 2013

Bates College welcomes A. Clayton Spencer as eighth president during inauguration
Boston Globe, October 27, 2012

New Bates president hits the right note
Lewiston Sun Journal, September 5, 2012

Bates’ new president takes charge
Lewiston Sun Journal, September 2, 2012

Appointment of Spencer named a “best” development in college equity of 2011
Chronicle of Higher Education, December 22, 2011

New president brings big vision to Bates College
Lewiston Sun Journal, December 5, 2011

Vice President of Harvard Will Lead Bates College
New York Times, December 4, 2011

Maine college has new President
Associated Press, December 4, 2011

A. Clayton Spencer Appointed President of Bates
Harvard Magazine, December 4, 2011

Official Bates press release on President Spencer’s appointment

From Bates News

Bates joins select U.S. colleges in major access initiative
December 14, 2016

President Spencer joins board of leading higher education group
April 1, 2015

Spencer joins select group of college leaders in Presidential Innovation Lab project
July 18, 2013

‘Terrific showing’ as Bates Fund posts $6.27 million in gifts, 50 percent alumni participation
July 15, 2013

Stonyfield chair to Bates Class of 2013: Push back
May 26, 2013

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