Office of the President Archives

Tuesday

October 25, 2022 9:58 am

Letter Regarding Campus Safety

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff:  You may be aware that we have recently experienced some troubling incidents on campus, including…

Tuesday

September 20, 2022 12:21 pm

Bates Community Letter: Fall 2022

From the arrival of the Class of 2026 with their loved ones and their “stuff,” to the faculty settling into their new spaces in the rejuvenated Dana Hall, to encounters with colleagues in virtually every corner of our campus, these past few weeks have brought a palpable energy back to Bates. 

Thursday

September 15, 2022 9:50 am

Equity and Inclusion Update September 15, 2022

Dear Members of the Bates Community, As we enter the new academic year, I write to provide you with an…

Friday

August 26, 2022 10:13 am

A Word of Thanks for the Success of the Bates Campaign

I write to thank you for your part in making possible an important achievement for Bates — the successful completion of the Bates Campaign, which concluded officially on June 30, 2022.

Wednesday

August 17, 2022 10:03 am

Announcement of Vice President for College Advancement

Dear Members of the Bates Community, I write to share the news that our colleague Eric Foushée has been appointed…

Friday

August 5, 2022 12:37 pm

Announcement of Vice President for Communications and Marketing

Dear Members of the Bates Community, I write to share the news that Tracey A. Reeves, associate vice president for…

Wednesday

June 22, 2022 9:40 am

A Message to the Bates Community

I write to share with you that earlier this week, I informed the Board of Trustees of my decision that the upcoming academic year will be my last as president of Bates.

Monday

June 6, 2022 2:40 pm

VPEI Search Update

Dear Members of the Bates Community, I write to thank you for your very helpful engagement throughout this spring’s search…

Saturday

June 4, 2022 8:07 am

Welcome and Remarks at Class of 2020 Commencement Celebration, June 4, 2022

Welcome and Remarks at Class of 2020 Commencement Celebration, June 4, 2022

President Clayton Spencers welcome and remarks at the Class of 2020’s graduation celebration on June 4, 2022.

Friday

March 18, 2022 7:50 pm

Update on a Pending Union Issue

Dear Colleagues, This afternoon, we received word from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Washington, D.C. that they have…