Office of the President Archives

Friday

October 12, 2018 8:44 am

Update on Veterans’ Recognition Project

I write with a brief update and an invitation to participate in the Veterans’ Recognition Project at Bates.

Tuesday

September 25, 2018 9:10 am

Bates Community Letter: Fall 2018

Dear Members of the Bates Community, As we settle into the rhythms of the new academic year, I write to…

Thursday

September 6, 2018 4:20 pm

Remarks at Convocation: Fall 2018

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” I’m sure that many of you are familiar with this statement, made famous by the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.

Thursday

May 17, 2018 10:47 am

Veterans’ Recognition at Bates

  Dear Members of the Bates Community, I am pleased to share with you our plan to create a public…

Wednesday

December 13, 2017 11:40 am

Announcement of Professorship Appointments in 2017–18

I am delighted to announce the appointment of five faculty members to endowed professorships, effective in 2017–18.

Tuesday

September 26, 2017 10:33 am

Bates Community Letter: Fall 2017

Dear Members of the Bates Community, Now that we have settled into the 2017–18 academic year, I write to share…

Tuesday

September 5, 2017 4:10 pm

Statement on Decision to End Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Policy

We are deeply disappointed by President Trump’s cruel decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. Ending…

Tuesday

September 5, 2017 1:26 pm

Remarks at Convocation: Fall 2017

I cannot remember a time in my professional experience when matters of context and principle have intruded so insistently into the project of teaching the next generation of students.

Monday

August 14, 2017 3:00 pm

Standing with Charlottesville

Dear Members of the Bates Community, The events of this past weekend in Charlottesville, based on hatred, bigotry, and deeply…

Wednesday

June 14, 2017 8:24 am

Update and Findings of Independent Investigation

Dear Members of the Bates Community: I write to share the findings of the investigation into an incident that occurred…