Office of the President Archives
November 7, 2016 9:58 am
This weekend, a flyer was circulated on the Bates campus with false information about tomorrow’s election and what our students need to do to register to vote.
September 19, 2016 10:21 am
With opening days behind us, the Class of 2020 duly welcomed, and new and returning students ensconced in their dorms, classes, and activities, I write to share news from campus and provide a preview of the year ahead.
November 13, 2015 3:09 pm
I write in response to events that are happening on campuses across the nation and to make you aware of a unique opportunity for considered conversation on race and inclusiveness in higher education that is happening on the Bates campus this weekend.
October 4, 2015 1:59 pm
In Val Smith, you have chosen an inspired and inspiring leader.
September 9, 2015 1:55 pm
This morning we call you together to constitute you formally as the Class of 2019 and to mark your entry into the academic community.
September 1, 2015 12:57 pm
I write to share the sense of excitement we feel, to highlight areas of focus for the fall, and to invite your engagement with, and suggestions about, all things Bates.
June 6, 2015 2:49 pm
Chancellor, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, members of the Platform Party, graduating students, families and friends, thank you for the honor of…
March 9, 2015 7:00 am
I thought it might be helpful to share facts about recent events and give a sense of the principles and values that guide my thinking about how to honor what is most important about Bates as we work together to move the institution forward.
January 19, 2015 1:08 pm
To state the obvious, this year’s topic, “From Selma to Ferguson: 50 years of Nonviolent Dissent,” could not be more timely.
September 2, 2014 11:27 am
Good morning. Welcome to the opening convocation of this new academic year. Members of the faculty, welcome back after what…