Office of the President Archives

Tuesday

June 30, 2020 9:34 am

Monday

June 15, 2020 3:31 pm

The Work of Antiracism at Bates

The Work of Antiracism at Bates

Dear Members of the Bates Community, In light of the national crisis arising from ongoing police killings of black people…

Tuesday

June 2, 2020 4:18 pm

Racism and Educational Mission

Racism and Educational Mission

On behalf of Bates College, I condemn these acts of extreme cruelty and the long history of racial injustice and violence against black, brown, and indigenous people that have made them possible and dangerously routine.

Saturday

May 30, 2020 8:10 pm

A Pause to Acknowledge

Bates President Clayton Spencer, VP for Equity and Inclusion Noelle Chaddock, and Bates Multifaith Chaplain Brittany Longsdorf take a moment to reflect and pause as our nation grapples with the recent, yet sadly familiar events, of continuing race-based violence.

Tuesday

May 19, 2020 4:19 pm

Reply to May 8, 2020 Letter from Faculty and Staff

Dear Colleagues, Many thanks for your letter, dated May 8 and signed by 52 members of faculty and staff and…

Friday

May 8, 2020 6:46 pm

Planning for Next Academic Year

Dear Bates Students and Families, Now that we have reached the end of a winter semester none of us could…

Thursday

May 7, 2020 11:44 am

Community Message: Revised Title IX Regulations

Dear Members of the Bates Community: Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights released revised regulations governing…

Monday

April 27, 2020 9:04 am

April 27: Update on financial impact of COVID-19

Dear Colleagues, As we enter another week of managing through a global crisis that has disrupted our personal and professional…

Tuesday

April 14, 2020 8:00 am

Faculty-Staff Working Group on Fall Planning and College Finances

Dear Colleagues: As we enter the last week of classes for the semester, I write to provide an update on…

Monday

April 6, 2020 7:50 pm

Announcement About Reunion Weekend 2020

Dear Bates Alumni, I write today to share what I know will be disappointing news: Due to the COVID-19 crisis,…