Stories about "Garry Jenkins"
Picture Story: ‘Sometimes…dreams come true’

Friday, March 10, 2023 11:34 am

Follow along as President-elect Garry W. Jenkins and his husband, Jon J. Lee, get to know Bates folks and the Bates campus during their first official visit, March 6–7, culminating in Jenkins' first remarks to his new community.

The Bates community meets President-Elect Garry Jenkins at Alumni Gymnasium on March 7, 2022. President Clayton Spencer, Board of Trustees John Gillespie, Trustee and co-chair of the presidential search Committee Andrea Bueschel and Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees Jean Wilson, and John Lee, Jenkins’ husband, accompany Jenkins to Alumni Gym, departing from Lane Hall.
President-elect Garry W. Jenkins’ first remarks: ‘Listening with intention and care, and learning with you’

Friday, March 10, 2023 10:26 am

Video, photographs, and text capture Garry W. Jenkins' first remarks as Bates president-elect, on March 7 during an upbeat meet-and-greet event in historic Alumni Gymnasium.

Announcing the next Bates president: Garry W. Jenkins, University of Minnesota Law School dean and professor

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 8:00 am

A nationally respected legal scholar, proven higher education leader, and a longtime champion of the liberal arts, Garry W. Jenkins will be the college’s ninth president and its first Black president.