News and Updates

  • Equity and Inclusion Updates September 15, 2022
    We are currently in the process of searching for the next Vice President for Equity and Inclusion at Bates. Please find below information on the search, and a report on the outreach and consultation undertaken during the 2021-22 academic year that has informed the search. VPEI Search Search Committee Roster Hope Burnell, Assistant Vice President…
  • The Work of Antiracism at Bates: Progress Update
    As promised in a June 2020 letter to the community, this report provides an update regarding progress during the fall semester on antiracism work being carried out across Bates involving students, faculty, staff, and alumni. It also addresses a recent call by students for the college to make clear and actionable its commitment to antiracism.
  • An Update on Diversity and Inclusion at Bates (2015)
    I’m thrilled to report that we’ve accomplished an ambitious set of goals in addition to several others — all in partnership with a broad array of Bates students, staff, and faculty.