Well Wishes

We welcome Bates alumni, faculty, family, friends, staff, and students to share greetings and good wishes for Garry as we come together to welcome Bates’ ninth president. Your message will be shared with Garry and posted here for the entire Bates community to see.

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What a great moment and opportunity for both Garry and Bates to move forward with great traditions and new expectations in our challenging world. With heart and mind, sincere best withes.
Stephen Hotchkiss, ’60August 24, 2023

Welcome to Bates, Dr. Jenkins! Hope your leadership is characterized by compassion and progress. I ask that you don’t forget about the underserved groups on campus, especially our undocumented students who need your help now more than ever. Please show up for them. Thank you!

EsmeraldaJuly 12, 2023