Stories about "John Gillespie"
Seniors Amanda Chisholm, at left, and Megan Patey cross a bridge between sections of the new student residence. Much of what's exciting about Bates' new student residence at 280 College St. is captured in one unlikely area: the laundry room.
Newly named Gillespie Hall honors John Gillespie’s ‘love and ambition for Bates’

Thursday, June 29, 2023 1:48 pm

The residence hall located at 280 College St. has been named in honor of John Gillespie ’80, whose engagement with the college spans more than four decades and two generations, including 20 years on the Board of Trustees and four years as chair.

Bates College Board of Trustees elects three new members

Thursday, March 30, 2023 10:55 am

Jeremy Chase ’91 is a healthcare investment professional; Shannon Griffin ’16, an analyst for community-driven real estate development; and Jason Ryan ’96, a life-sciences industry executive and board director.

Two alumni elected to the Bates College Board of Trustees

Thursday, August 13, 2020 11:24 am

New Bates trustees Michelle Angelone Rosenberg ’94 and Lance Matthiesen ’85 “bring both considerable professional experience and fresh perspectives to the board,” said board chair John Gillespie ’80.

John Gillespie '80
John Gillespie ’80 elected next chair of the Bates College Board of Trustees

Friday, March 1, 2019 10:00 am

Gillespie, who has served as a trustee since 2004, succeeds Michael W. Bonney ’80, who retires from the board June 30 after nine years as chair.