Stories from 2022
Foushee, Eric F.efoushee@bates.eduActing Vice President of AdvancementOffice of College Advancement207-755-5985Lane Hall, Room 314BPortrait shot on August 16, 2022. (Theophil Syslo | Bates College)
Eric Foushée appointed vice president for college advancement at Bates College

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 4:00 am

A member of the Office of College Advancement staff since 2014, Foushée succeeds Sarah Pearson ’75, who retired June 30 following a decade of service as vice president.

Campus Construction Update: Aug. 11, 2022

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 1:13 pm

Dana Hall’s future users are scheduled to move into the building starting Aug. 15. Also: Epochs collide in a future Chase Hall restroom and it's Mondo a mano at the Russell Street Track.

Tracey Reeves to join Bates College as vice president for communications and marketing

Friday, August 5, 2022 10:59 am

Reeves, who has extensive leadership experience in higher education and journalism, comes to Bates from Georgia Institute of Technology, where she is associate vice president for research and academic communications.

Bates College announces faculty cohort-hire initiative in climate and the environment

Tuesday, August 2, 2022 11:58 am

Focusing on climate and the environment, Bates will make five tenure-track appointments in the coming two years. “Bates is taking advantage of this unique moment in a creative, interesting, and forward-looking way,” says Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty Malcolm Hill. 

Campus Construction Update: July 14, 2022

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 1:00 pm

On June 20, the Dana Hall renovation at Bates passed its inspection...

Bates College Board of Trustees elects new officers and new members

Thursday, July 7, 2022 5:26 pm

The Bates Board of Trustees has elected five new members and three new officers, including a new chair, Greg A. Ehret ’91, whose tenure begins July 1, 2023.

‘The spirit of John’: Lewiston and Auburn dedicate the John T. Jenkins ’74 Memorial Bridge

Friday, July 1, 2022 4:08 pm

A big gathering of friends, family, colleagues, and admirers gathered to remember John Jenkins and to dedicate the span as the John T. Jenkins Memorial Bridge. 

With $10,000 Davis Award, Ramiro Davila ’25 takes steps for children in Ecuador

Friday, July 1, 2022 10:01 am

With a $10,000 Davis Projects for Peace Award, Ramiro Davila '25 wants to help students in Ecuador get better access to education — one step at a time, literally.

Slideshow: 16 of our favorite Bates sports portraits of 2021–22

Thursday, June 30, 2022 5:38 pm

After sports head shots are done, it's time for Bobcats to celebrate self and team by striking a pose of their own. "The key to the whole thing is enthusiasm," says photographer Brewster Burns.

Spotted at Bates: Annie Conway '23 of South Salem, N.Y., enjoying a novel on Alumni Walk, and Ben Fasciano '23 of Lincoln, Mass., and Andrew Hoffman ‘23 of Oak Park, Ill., playing disc golf on Lake Andrews.They're each living in Lewiston during the summer for jobs and internships. And making the most of a beautiful, quiet campus.
Announcing the 26th annual Bates College summer book list

Thursday, June 30, 2022 1:01 pm

The venerable Bates College summer reading list (non-required, as always) is dedicated to "all those who, even in the most uncertain of times, find solace and comfort in the written word.”

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