Press Releases

Alecia A. DeCoudreaux Begins Presidency

Oakland, CA–July 01, 2011 It was a milestone occasion today when Alecia A. DeCoudreaux officially assumed her duties at Mills College, becoming the 13th president of the 159-year-old women’s college. Learn more »

Janet L. Holmgren Recognized for Outstanding Service to Carnegie Foundation

Oakland, CA–June 10, 2011 Mills College President Janet L. Holmgren’s outstanding 12-year service to the Board of Trustees of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching will be recognized during their annual meeting in Washington DC, June 13–14, 2011. Learn more »

Mills College Announces Joint MBA/MA Degree in Educational Leadership

Oakland, CA–May 3, 2011 In response to escalating challenges facing California and the nation’s public schools, Mills College is pleased to announce a new joint degree in educational leadership that will debut this fall. Learn more »

Mills College and the International Museum of Women Preview Young Women Speaking the Economy

Oakland, CA–May 3, 2011 On Thursday, April 21, 2011, Mills College will host the preview of an innovative virtual exhibition featuring work from college students from the four corners of the globe. Learn more »

Janet L. Holmgren Concludes 20-year Tenure as President of Mills College

Oakland, CA–April 13, 2011 Janet L. Holmgren's unprecedented 20-year tenure as President of Mills College in Oakland, CA, draws to a conclusion in 2011. Learn more »

Mills College President Janet L. Holmgren Establishes Summer Internship Program

Oakland, CA–April 6, 2011 Mills College is pleased to announce "Investing in Oakland: A Mills College Summer Internship Program" in partnership with the City of Oakland. Learn more »

Women's Rights Pioneer Beate Sirota Gordon to Deliver Commencement Address at Mills College

Oakland, CA–March 21, 2011 Mills College will celebrate its 123rd Commencement on Saturday, May 14, 2011, with an address given by Beate Sirota Gordon '43. Learn more »

Mills College Art Professor Hung Liu Selected for Lifetime Achievement Award

Oakland, CA–March 11, 2011 Mills College Art Professor Hung Liu has been selected to receive the prestigious SGC International 2011 Award for Lifetime Achievement in Printmaking. Learn more »

Professor Joseph Kahne Authors Study on Impact of Digital Media on Youth Civic Participation

Oakland, CA–February 23, 2011 Youth who pursue their interests on the Internet are more likely to be engaged in civic and political issues, according to a new study of student Internet usage by a group of civic learning scholars. Learn more »

Mills College Names Alecia A. DeCoudreaux as its 13th President

Oakland, CA–January 20, 2011 The Board of Trustees of Mills College, the oldest women’s college in the West, has elected Alecia A. DeCoudreaux as the 13th president in the College’s 159-year history. Learn more »

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to Speak at Mills College

Oakland, CA–January 4, 2011 Mills College is proud to announce that Mayor Jean Quan will be making one of her first public appearances as the 49th mayor of Oakland on the Mills College campus. Learn more »

Mills College Mathematics Professor to Receive Prestigious Math Award

Oakland, CA–January 3, 2011 Zvezdelina Stankova, professor of mathematics at Mills College, is scheduled to receive the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics on January 7, 2011 in New Orleans. Learn more »

Last Updated: 8/15/11