Welcome Events

Bates alumni, parents and friends across the country are gathering to welcome Clayton Spencer as the eighth president of Bates College.

And they are breaking attendance records in the process!

All are welcome to attend. Prior to each event, alumni, parents and friends in each region will receive an invitation with complete event information.

Schedule of Welcome Events



The Welcome Events schedule is subject to change. For more information: alumni@bates.edu

Alumni, parents and friends greet President Spencer at the Boston Museum of Science on Nov. 15. Events in Hartford, Boston and New York have all witnessed record-breaking attendance. Photograph by Jared Charney.