Alicia Garza, principal at Black Futures Lab, author of The Purpose of Power, and co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter, will deliver the 2021 address at the 133rd Commencement at Mills College.
Mills continues its association with UC Berkeley, agreeing to be the location for their new program for 200 first-year students of all genders.
Mills College stands in solidarity with our Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) students, staff, faculty, alumnae, and their allies against anti-AAPI racism, sexism, violence, and racial injustice.
Because of the economic burdens of the COVID-19 pandemic, structural changes across higher education, and Mills' declining enrollment and budget deficits, Mills must begin to shift away from being a degree-granting college and toward becoming a Mills Institute that can sustain Mills' mission.
At the helm of student government at Mills, President Dylyn Turner-Keener and Vice President Ashlee Davis set an agenda centering inclusive, responsive, and trauma-informed governance.
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.