Mills College is pleased to announce that we have reached agreement with both the Alumnae Association of Mills College (AAMC) and its president to mutually withdraw the lawsuits between the two entities. The litigation will be concluded upon review and entry of the dismissal order by the assigned judge.
The year 2021 is itself a milestone in Mills' history as we prepare for a merger with Boston-based Northeastern University, redouble our efforts to become an antiracist institution, and continue to earn recognition for our academic quality and innovation in the arts.
The Mills College Faculty Executive Committee polled voting members of the Mills faculty to reveal 86% support the merger with Northeastern as the best available option for the College.
In response to the Ex Parte Application filed on August 26, 2021 with the Alameda Superior Court, Mills issues statement refuting all claims against the College.
The Alameda County Superior Court ruled that Mills can continue discussions about a potential alliance between the College and Northeastern University with a vote as early as September 3, 2021.
A mobile public art project led by Mills Artist-in-Residence Christy Chan foregrounds messages of resilience and antiracist solidarity.
Mills trustees who are alumnae of Mills College make a statement against the lawsuit funded by the Alumnae Association of Mills College (AAMC).
Mills President Elizabeth L. Hillman shares progress in exploring an alliance with Boston-based Northeastern University to continue Mills' legacy and expand its commitment to gender and racial justice.
Mills will begin formal discussions to combine with Northeastern University, a private, nonprofit, Boston-based research university with a global presence.
End-of-year shows at the Mills College Art Museum featuring works from recent graduates use mixed media to spark introspection and activism for museum-goers.