Past Articles

In first public year, Bates Campaign crests $190M

Commitments to the college exceeded $190 million in the first public year of the Bates Campaign. Co-chaired by Michael W. Bonney ’80, Geraldine M. FitzGerald ’75, and John D. Gillespie ’80, the multiyear campaign is the largest fundraising initiative in Bates history, with a comprehensive goal of $300 million. Significant progress has been made in […]

Class of ’93 sets new standard for 25th Reunions

Twenty-five years after graduating from Bates, the Class of 1993 returned to campus for Reunion determined to make a mark. Their yearlong endeavor to celebrate this milestone culminated in a record-breaking showing for a 25th Reunion: highest attendance at 32 percent, largest class gift to the Bates Fund of $253,293, and highest Bates Fund participation […]