Office of the President Archives
January 31, 2019 8:00 am
Dear Members of the Bates Community: As you may know, in November 2018, the U.S. Department of Education proposed revised…
September 25, 2018 9:10 am
Dear Members of the Bates Community, As we settle into the rhythms of the new academic year, I write to…
September 6, 2018 4:20 pm
“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.
May 17, 2018 10:47 am
Dear Members of the Bates Community, I am pleased to share with you our plan to create a public…
December 13, 2017 11:40 am
I am delighted to announce the appointment of five faculty members to endowed professorships, effective in 2017–18.
September 26, 2017 10:33 am
Dear Members of the Bates Community, Now that we have settled into the 2017–18 academic year, I write to share…
September 5, 2017 4:10 pm
We are deeply disappointed by President Trump’s cruel decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy. Ending…
September 5, 2017 1:26 pm
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.
August 14, 2017 3:00 pm
Dear Members of the Bates Community, The events of this past weekend in Charlottesville, based on hatred, bigotry, and deeply…
June 14, 2017 8:24 am
Dear Members of the Bates Community: I write to share the findings of the investigation into an incident that occurred…