The President and the Chair of the Board of Trustees provide a summary of the Board’s actions and activities after each meeting of the Board. Those summaries are available below.
- Spring 2023 Board of Trustees meeting summaryThe Bates Board of Trustees held its spring meeting on the Bates campus from Thursday, May 4, through Saturday, May 6, 2023. Standing committees of the Board met in person during this meeting or virtually in the weeks preceding to conduct their work. This meeting was Clayton Spencer’s last as president of Bates. The Board … Read more
- Winter 2020 Board of Trustees meeting summaryThe Bates Board of Trustees held its winter meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts from January 30 through February 1, 2020. The meeting was an offsite retreat designed to help the Board: (1) develop a shared understanding of the external landscape facing the college in the near-to-mid term; (2) explore the strengths and differentiators of a Bates … Read more
- October 2019 Board of Trustees meeting summaryThe Bates Board of Trustees was on campus for its fall meeting on October 24 through October 26, 2019. Each of the twelve Board committees met to discuss ongoing initiatives and college business and a number of topics were covered during plenary sessions. The October meeting was the first at which John Gillespie ’80, P’13, … Read more