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May 11, 2022

Bates announces updated total of $336 million for Bates Campaign

The new dollar total for the campaign, which concludes on June 30, is $36 million above the goal of $300 million. “This is a tremendous moment of pride for Bates and for our entire community,” said Bates President Clayton Spencer.

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