Starr King logo
Oakland, CA—January 10, 2020

Mills College is pleased to announce a new partnership with Starr King School for the Ministry. Mills and Starr King have signed a Letter of Intent that marks the beginning of a formal process to relocate Starr King to the Mills campus beginning in fall 2020.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—December 18, 2019

It has been an eventful and productive year at Mills College! Here is a quick review of our biggest and proudest moments.

Latanya d. Tigner, who descends from a family of second liners in New Orleans, will lead the parade alongside members of Dimensions Dance Theater
Oakland, CA—October 31, 2019

Mills College's Dance and Theater Studies Department is pleased to announce a Second Line Parade on Friday, November 1 at 6:30 pm to celebrate 80 years of Performing Arts at Mills. The public is warmly invited to register.

Mills alum Kymberly Miller ’92, seen here at Children’s Fairyland, serves as executive director for the iconic Oakland theme park.
Oakland, CA—October 16, 2019

Whether fighting for social justice or creating space to foster curiosity and free expression, these Mills alums are stewarding Oakland to new heights and looking to help the Town's next generation of leaders find their voice.

Dr. Crystal Jones Lucky speaks at the 2019 Convocation ceremony at Mills College.
Oakland, CA—October 8, 2019

Mills alumnae/i, faculty, and students gathered to mark the official beginning of the new academic year, with some opening words of wisdom from activist, scholar, and pastor Dr. Crystal Jones Lucky.

Photo of Jonathan Iris-Wilbanks, a new adjunct faculty member at Mills
Oakland, CA—September 18, 2019

Coming from a wide span of disciplines, our new faculty are bringing fresh perspectives and passion to their new posts.

We are excited to welcome activist, reverend, and scholar, Dr. Crystal J. Lucky as our Convocation speaker this year.
Oakland, CA—September 16, 2019

We are excited to welcome activist, reverend, and scholar, Dr. Crystal J. Lucky as our Convocation speaker this year.

Mills College Ranked 3rd Best Value and 9th Best Undergraduate Teaching College in the West
Oakland, CA—September 10, 2019

U.S. News and World Report also ranks Mills in two new categories, Best Innovative Schools and Best Social Mobility, and recognizes Mills as a Best Regional University for the twelfth year in a row.

2019 Inspiring Programs in Stem Award from Insight into Diversity Magazine
Oakland, CA—August 8, 2019

Mills College is proud to announce that the Jill Barrett Biology Research Program has been selected to receive the prestigious 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—August 7, 2019

For the 15th consecutive year, Mills College has been selected as one of the top colleges in the country by The Princeton Review and featured in their 2020 college guide, The Best 385 Colleges.