2020 has been a year of tremendous change but has also marked a series of milestones at Mills, from transitioning to online learning to committing to antiracism.
The entrance to the Mills campus will showcase the campus community's commitment to racial justice, featuring inaugural artwork from artists and recent Mills MFA graduates Cristine Blanco '20 and Yétundé Olagbaju '20.
Watch the playback of Convocation 2020, the College's first-ever co-created, virtual Convocation ceremony designed around the theme of Coronavirus, Climate Change, and Black Futurism.
Mills College ranks first in its class as a Best Value College according to U.S. News & World Report, which lists the school among its top regional universities for the fourteenth consecutive year.
An award-winning theorist, author, activist, and filmmaker and co-founder of the trailblazing academic journal on transgender studies is appointed to the Barbara Lee Distinguished Chair in Women's Leadership at Mills.
After COVID-19 dispersed performing arts students to distance learning, one determined theater class at Mills adapted their original live performance piece about the 2020 election to a documentary radio play.
In its 29th annual college guide The Princeton Review recognizes Mills for its outstanding academic programs and diverse, close-knit campus community.
In light of updated State of California and Alameda County public health orders, Mills has shifted its fall 2020 instruction plans so that nearly all academic courses—including many classes that would have been taught in hybrid or in-person mode—will be offered entirely online.
The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2021 features Mills College among its "best and most interesting" four-year colleges for a fifteenth consecutive year.
The federal government drops plans to deport or deny entry to international students after Mills and hundreds of other colleges and universities press a lawsuit to protect students' right to continue their studies in the United States.