Stories about "Clayton Spencer"
Vice President for College Advancement Sarah R. Pearson ’75 to retire on June 30, 2022

Thursday, March 24, 2022 3:30 pm

A nationally recognized leader in higher education fundraising and the architect of the record-setting Bates Campaign, Pearson will retire on June 30, 2022, at the conclusion of the campaign.

Ecorep Tamsin Stringer ’22 of Bloomington, Ind., poses at the new electric charger stations behind Underhill in the Merrill Gym parking lot.“Underhill Electric Vehicle Chargers Project “Bates has installed other EV chargers in the past. This project will be different for three primary reasons. First, we have already received a grant from CMP for the make-ready infrastructure portion of the project, which has historically been the bulk of the expenses for EV charger installations. Secondly, this project will include installing level 2 chargers for the first time at Bates, which will allow for monetary collections for charging, tiered charging for different kinds of customers, and incentivize to move one’s car once it's fully charged. Finally, this project allows for future EV charger installations in the same location for much lower cost, because the make-ready infrastructure for more EV chargers will be easily accessible.
Bates College announces plan to become climate positive by 2030

Wednesday, March 16, 2022 10:04 am

Meeting the goals of the Bates Sustainability Roadmap will "touch and enrich our lives here on campus," said President Clayton Spencer, while also furthering the college's stated mission of "to prepare leaders with a commitment to responsible stewardship of the wider world."

Bates College announces $100 million initiative to expand access for talented students who are Pell eligible, low income, or undocumented

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 9:00 am

The $100 million effort is powered by a $50 million challenge grant from the Schuler Education Foundation that will be matched dollar for dollar by Bates donors. "This is a game changer for Bates," says President Clayton Spencer.

Bates College graduates 463 in historic virtual Commencement ceremony

Sunday, May 31, 2020 11:48 am

From the tumult of their abbreviated senior year to the triumph of a historic graduation, the Bates College Class of 2020 graduated on Sunday in a virtual Commencement livestreamed to more than 10,000 viewers.

President Spencer: ‘The Bates community remains connected and strong’

Monday, March 23, 2020 4:53 pm

In a message to Bates students and families as remote classes resume, President Clayton Spencer notes that as we face uncertainty, worry, and dislocation, we are also having a shared experience that "offers opportunities for growth, purpose, and generosity."

COVID-19 announcement: Bates moves to remote learning March 23

Friday, March 13, 2020 11:27 am

Due to COVID-19, Bates will suspend classes at the end of the day today, March 13, and resume classes through remote learning on Monday, March 23, announced President Clayton Spencer.

Bates College announces record $28.85 million in total gifts for fiscal 2019

Thursday, September 26, 2019 12:01 pm

Gifts to Bates, both great and small, have led to a doubling of yearly giving to the college since 2013.

A day in the life of Pettengill Hall, featuring staff, faculty and students engaged in learning, studying, and working, with both internal and external images.Looking through the windows of the second floor AAACS lounge toward the Cutten smokestack.
Bates College attains carbon neutrality ahead of schedule

Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:00 am

Out of some 700 U.S. colleges and universities to sign a carbon-neutrality pledge in 2007, Bates is one of only seven to date that have reached that goal.

Picture story: Full-court fun for faculty, staff, and student hoopsters

Friday, April 12, 2019 12:02 pm

What a way to end the semester: a spirited game of Alumni Gym hoops among professors, students, and staff — including Dean Reese and President Spencer.

Bates in the News: April 12, 2019

Friday, April 12, 2019 12:00 pm

Media outlets take notice of a new Gallup study on the value of purposeful work; and former Garcelon gridder Sam Francis ’17 now has a job crunching numbers for the NFL's Cincinnati Bengals.

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