Archives for "President's Speeches and Statements"

Friday

May 24, 2019 10:41 am

Update on Veterans Project

Dear Members of the Bates Community, I write with an update on the planned Veterans Recognition Project at Bates, which…

Thursday

January 31, 2019 8:00 am

Bates Letter to U.S. Department of Education on Title IX

Dear Members of the Bates Community: As you may know, in November 2018, the U.S. Department of Education proposed revised…

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…