UPDATE: Bates College receives $19 million gift, launches new digital major

LEWISTON — Bates College officials will announce receipt of the largest single gift in the college’s 161-year history at 1 p.m. Monday.

College President Clayton Spencer and other college leaders will also outline the largest expansion of the college’s curriculum and faculty in more than a decade, which will be funded in part by the record-setting gift.

The Sun Journal will cover the event live at sunjournal.com and provide follow-up coverage on its website. Look for complete story and photos in print on Tuesday.

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