Bradley W. Bateman

Randolph presents Alumnae Achievement Awards, names Kughn honorary alumnus

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On Saturday night, Randolph College presented Alumnae Achievement Awards to two outstanding graduates, Carla Alexander ’68 and Lucy Williams Hooper ’73. Also during the ceremony, Randolph named Skip Kughn an honorary alumnus for his many years of service to the College. Since 1981, Randolph has presented the Alumnae Achievement Award to alumnae who personify the... READ MORE >>

Randolph president discusses freedom and the liberal arts in Convocation remarks

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President Bradley W. Bateman delivered a message about the strong need for liberal arts graduates in a free society to the College community Wednesday as Randolph College officially marked the beginning of the 2017-18 academic year with Convocation. SEE MORE PHOTOS ON THE RANDOLPH COLLEGE FACEBOOK PAGE The ceremony began with the traditional procession of... READ MORE >>

Message to the College Community from President Bradley W. Bateman

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Randolph President Bradley W. Bateman sent the following message to faculty, staff, and students on Friday, August 25 regarding the removal of the College’s statue of George Morgan Jones. Dear Randolph Faculty, Staff, and Students, Earlier this week, the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees made the decision to remove the statue of George... READ MORE >>

Randolph welcomes Class of 2021

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Randolph College welcomed 239 new students to campus Wednesday during the College’s annual move-in day. “It is always a pleasure to introduce yet another class of students to the Randolph family,” said President Bradley W. Bateman. “The Class of 2021 is a diverse, academically strong group that will bring an array of talents to our... READ MORE >>

Randolph president pledges support for Paris Agreement

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This week, Randolph College President Bradley W. Bateman joined more than 1,219 governors, mayors, business leaders, and colleges and universities from across the nation in signing a pledge to continue efforts to reduce carbon emissions and uphold the conditions of the Paris Agreement. The climate declaration, titled “We Are Still In,” is a response to... READ MORE >>

Randolph sends forth Class of 2017

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On a sunny Mother’s Day morning, families, friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Dell to celebrate the Randolph College Class of 2017. The message of the day was one of perseverance in difficult times and the importance of expressing gratitude for accomplishments in life. MORE COMMENCEMENT 2017 COVERAGE At the ceremony, 144 graduates were... READ MORE >>

The Atlantic publishes article by President Bateman

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An article by Randolph College President Bradley W. Bateman was featured on The Atlantic’s website recently. Bateman’s article addresses President Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan and imagines how famed British economist John Maynard Keynes would react to the proposed budget. You can read the article in its entirety at https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2017/04/trump-infrastructure-keynes/522204/.... READ MORE >>

An Open Letter from President Bateman

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President Bradley W. Bateman has issued the following open letter to the campus community: During the last few days, there has been widespread uncertainty and confusion created by the President’s Executive Order banning all new refugees and visitors from seven predominantly Muslim countries. As I am sure you have read, students at other universities have... READ MORE >>

Randolph names Nancy Cable as 2017 Commencement speaker

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Nancy J. Cable, president of The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, will serve as Randolph College’s 2017 Commencement speaker. Commencement is scheduled for May 14, 2017 at 10 a.m. in The Dell on Randolph’s campus. Recognized nationally as a leader in higher education access, finance, and affordability, Cable is known for her achievements in widening access... READ MORE >>

Randolph president signs President’s Resilience Commitment for climate action

President Bradley W. Bateman signs the President's Resilience Commitment organized by Second Nature. Standing are (from left) Rick Barnes, professor of psychology and environmental studies and the Mary Sabel Girard Chair in Psychology; Sarah Sojka, professor of physics and environmental studies; Sara Woodward '16, sustainability coordinator; Michael Maningas, assistant dean of students; and Karin Warren, Herzog Family Chair of Environmental Studies.

Today, Randolph College strengthened its commitment to environmental sustainability when President Bradley W. Bateman signed the President’s Resilience Commitment. The document, organized by the nonprofit Second Nature, pledges that Randolph will develop a plan for climate resiliency. Per the agreement, the College will incorporate a joint campus-community task force and submit an annual review of... READ MORE >>