Stories about "Equity and Inclusion"
Bates names Noelle Chaddock as vice president for equity and inclusion

Thursday, December 20, 2018 11:00 am

"Noelle Chaddock brings a wealth of experience to this role, a clear and compelling vision of why the work is important, and a record of exceptional diligence and effectiveness in carrying it out," said President Clayton Spencer.

Bates awarded $1.2 million grant to create an inclusive 21st-century curriculum in the humanities

Thursday, October 25, 2018 11:27 am

The grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation “comes at a crucial moment for Bates,” said President Clayton Spencer.

$3 million gift endows Bates professorship in STEM equity and inclusion; April Hill named inaugural appointee

Friday, September 21, 2018 9:21 am

Hill is an eminent evolutionary developmental geneticist with a national reputation for dismantling barriers preventing students from thriving in STEM fields.

Bates’ 148th Commencement ceremony itself takes place at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 25, on the Historic Quad, Campus Avenue and College Street (or Merrill Gym in case of rain).Some 448 students will receive bachelor’s degrees, and President A. Clayton Spencer will confer honorary degrees on four notable Americans: John Seely Brown, visionary thinker and computer scientist; Glenn Close, renowned actress; David Shaw P’00, leading entrepreneur; Isabel Wilkerson, Commencement speaker and author of the acclaimed social history The Warmth of Other Suns.
‘Compelling scholars and educators’: Meet 2018’s tenure-track faculty

Monday, September 17, 2018 3:43 pm

Six of Bates' 21 new faculty members are on the tenure track. Let’s meet them.

Bates wins $1 million grant for equity-driven STEM innovations

Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:23 am

The grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will fund the transformation of STEM culture at Bates to fully support all students in the sciences.

Diversity at Bates, other consortium schools to benefit from $5.5 million grant

Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:58 am

The Creating Connections Consortium, which includes Bates College, has received a $5.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to advance campus diversity.

Mellon grants advance faculty diversity on campus and beyond

Thursday, April 23, 2015 2:28 pm

Bates College recently received two grants, totaling more than $1.4 million, from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance faculty diversity.

Mellon Foundation awards Bates $1 million to support innovations in learning and teaching

Thursday, January 17, 2013 3:49 pm

The new grant will support a four-year project focusing on the humanities at Bates.