News Stories

Audrey Tanner
Oakland, CA—December 5, 2018

Dr. Audrey Tanner will join Mills College as Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing in January 2019. Dr. Tanner brings a vast amount of experience that crosses academic disciplines, regions of the country, and undergraduate and graduate programs.

students at commencement
Oakland, CA—September 4, 2018

A growing number of higher-education institutions have started freezing or dropping their prices in the face of declining enrollment and heightened price sensitivity.

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Oakland, CA—August 27, 2018

Mills College Professor Emeritus of European History Bertram Gordon explores the role of war tourism during and after World War II.

President Hillman
Oakland, CA—July 25, 2018

UC Davis Global Affairs announced that the keynote speaker for its 2018 International Research Conference in September will be Mills College President Elizabeth L. Hillman who will be addressing the topic of sexual harassment of women in academia.

Cadogan Scholarship
Oakland, CA—July 20, 2018

The distinguished panel of 2018 Murphy Cadogan Awards Jurors have selected three Mills College MFA Studio Arts to receive Cadogan Scholarships.

Maggie Hunter
Oakland, CA—July 16, 2018

As small colleges across the country are making the decision to reduce the size of various departments, faculty members are finding themselves in a department of one.

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Oakland, CA—July 13, 2018

The merits of a test optional policy at Mills are featured in a recent Channel 7 news story.

President Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—July 11, 2018

In an opinion piece in the San Francisco Chronicle, Mills College President Elizabeth L. Hillman explains how U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's acceptance speech reveals his sexism.

President Elizabeth L Hillman
Oakland, CA—June 27, 2018

A new report issued by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine finds that academic institutions need to make sweeping changes in the way they deal with sexual harassment.

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Oakland, CA—June 20, 2018

Mills alumna Daniella Pineda performed theatre as a kid but as an adult, acting wasn't on her radar. It didn't seem realistic," Pineda recently told the Hollywood Reporter.