Academic Year 2021-22 Archives


April 27, 2020 9:04 pm

April 27: Update on financial impact of COVID-19

To preserve our capacity to deliver on our mission now and into the future, we have identified actions aimed at putting ourselves in the strongest possible position to weather the ongoing financial disruptions associated with the pandemic.


April 14, 2020 8:00 am

Faculty-Staff Working Group on Fall Planning and College Finances

So the college can make critical decisions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in a timely manner, Bates has formed an ad hoc working group comprising two teams: one focused on Fall Planning and the other on College Finances.


April 6, 2020 7:50 pm

Announcement About Reunion Weekend 2020

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have made the difficult decision to cancel in-person Reunion 2020. Bates will host a number of virtual Reunion events on June 12–13. Our hope is that when we do gather in person, it will be all the sweeter for this period of interruption and isolation.


April 6, 2020 7:48 pm

Announcement About Commencement

I am heartbroken to convey the news that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Bates will not be able to offer an in-person Commencement on May 31. We plan to mark your graduation
with a virtual ceremony, creating an experience that captures, albeit in a different form, the elements that are most meaningful to you.