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Bates Endowment Dominates in Market Returns

October 23, 2019

James MacDonald/ The Bates Student This month, universities and colleges all over the country released their endowment returns for the fiscal year. The Harvard endowment results in particular were widely anticipated by analysts and administrators. The world’s wealthiest university has struggled ...

2013 welcomes a new bobcat

2013 welcomes a new bobcat

Katharine Sgarro

January 30, 2013

With a new year comes a new bobcat. On Saturday, January 26, the new Bates College mascot was formally introduced at halftime of the Bates-Tufts men’s basketball game. The new bobcat is a fresh take on the college’s former seventeen-year-old logo– it is both differentiable from the original mascot whi...

Welcome home, President Spencer

Welcome home, President Spencer

Keenan Brent

October 31, 2012

On October 26, Bates College faculty, staff, students, and alumni gathered inside Merrill Indoor Gymnasium to formally welcome President A. Clayton Spencer to her new home. In 2011, Spencer’s impressive résumé and “Bates” personality convinced the Board of Trustees that she was the right pick...

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