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Mar 10, 2023

President-elect Garry W. Jenkins’ first remarks: ‘Listening with intention and care, and learning with you’

Video, photographs, and text capture Garry W. Jenkins’ first remarks as Bates president-elect, on March 7 during an upbeat meet-and-greet event in historic Alumni Gymnasium.

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