Dean of the Faculty Archives


October 17, 2022 10:31 am

October 17, 2022

Greetings, Colleagues, Here are this week’s announcements and upcoming events. Tyler Harper wrote on behalf of the MLK committee with…


January 31, 2022 9:52 am

Racial Justice, Climate, and the Environment

Call for Panelists for an Emerging Scholars Symposium on Climate and the Environment Racial Justice in STEM, with focus on…


November 15, 2021 4:04 pm

Week of November 15, 2021

Below please find a summary of recent announcements and upcoming events. Tom Twist, Bates’ Sustainability Manager, announced that Bates recently…


November 15, 2021 3:58 pm

Week of October 4, 2021

Greetings, Colleagues, Below please find a summary of recent announcements and upcoming events.  President Spencer sent this message to the…


April 6, 2021 10:12 am

Mellon Curricular Transformation

Proposing a Curricular Transformation Plan A key outcome of the Foundational Dialogues will be the development of a curricular transformation…


November 10, 2020 7:42 am

Feedback for the FGRC

Dear colleagues, As you engage with our ideas for changing the structures of faculty governance at Bates, if you have thoughts…


April 30, 2020 9:50 am

Guiding Principles, Faculty Governance Reform Committee

Dear Colleagues, We hope this blog finds you well, and that those you love are healthy. The Faculty Governance Review…