Academic Year 2021-22 Archives

Tuesday

April 6, 2021 6:00 pm

April 6: Academic Year 2021-22 Update

Dear Members of the Bates Community, I write with important information about plans for next fall. At their meeting this…

Friday

March 12, 2021 10:38 am

March 12: Information about Commencement 2021

March 12: Information about Commencement 2021

President Clayton Spencer announces plans to hold two in-person Commencement ceremonies on May 27, 2021, each accommodating half the senior class.

Monday

December 7, 2020 11:56 am

Dec. 7: Winter 2021 announcement

Dec. 7: Winter 2021 announcement

Dear Members of the Bates Community, I write to share important news about a shift in our calendar for the…

Tuesday

June 30, 2020 7:00 am

June 30: Fall 2020 announcement

June 30: Fall 2020 announcement

Dear Members of the Bates Community, I write today to share an important update about our plans for the fall…

Friday

May 8, 2020 6:46 pm

Planning for Next Academic Year

It is our fervent hope that it will be safe to welcome new and returning students in person in the fall, and we are actively working toward that goal.

Monday

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.

Tuesday

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.

Monday

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.

Monday

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.

Thursday

March 19, 2020 5:49 pm

Confirmed Case of COVID-19

A member of our community has tested positive for COVID-19. This individual has been at home in self-isolation for a number of days while receiving the necessary care to treat their condition.