Stories about "The Bates Campaign"
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.

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.

Bates joins national Schuler Initiative to support stronger engagement with millennial alumni

Friday, January 18, 2019 12:00 pm

The five-college partnership will explore and address an emerging trend in higher education philanthropy — declining rates of giving among younger alumni.

Bates dedicates Traquina Boathouse, culminating $2.7 million giving effort

Friday, October 12, 2018 10:23 am

“The Traquina name represents incredible dedication by a Bates family to our college and our rowing program,” President Clayton Spencer said.

Bates announces $28 million in gifts in fiscal 2018

Thursday, September 27, 2018 10:00 am

The $28 million total, for the giving year ending June 30, includes $10.87 million in endowment gifts. Giving to Bates has more than doubled since 2013.

$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.

Striking in design and program, new building to embody vision for science education and research at Bates College

Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 am

Anchored by a $50 million gift, the new building will drive the evolution of science education at Bates and accelerate faculty collaborations that epitomize 21st-century STEM research.

Bates College attracts record number of applications for incoming class

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:23 am

“We are meeting more prospective students where they are and telling a story that is more compelling and relevant than ever,” said Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Leigh Weisenburger.

Bates College ranks No. 1 in Fulbright Student awards for 2017–18

Monday, February 19, 2018 11:06 am

The prestigious Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship initiative for international educational exchange.

Gifts to Bates top $27 million in 2016-17, new Bates Fund record set

Thursday, August 10, 2017 4:46 pm

The record $6.98 million total for the annual Bates Fund, a priority of The Bates Campaign, is a 7 percent jump.

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