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The next Bates president is Garry W. Jenkins, a nationally respected legal scholar, proven higher education leader, and champion of the liberal arts.Read the Announcement
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Mar 10, 2023
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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