News Stories

Robert Moses
Oakland, CA—April 12, 2019

Mills College is honored to announce the arrival of Robert Moses and Dr. Katherine Lipari as distinguished visiting professors for the 2019-20 academic year.

Dr. Wendi S. Williams
Oakland, CA—April 11, 2019

Mills College is delighted to announce that Dr. Wendi S. Williams has been appointed as the new dean of the School of Education effective July 1, 2019.

Professor Anahita (Ana) Mostafavi, is currently finishing her PhD at Princeton University in Biochemistry
Oakland, CA—April 3, 2019

Mills College is delighted to announce that five new tenure-track faculty are joining Mills in the 2019-20 academic year. Learn more about their backgrounds.

Middlebury at Mills students
Oakland, CA—March 28, 2019

For the 11th and final summer, Mills College will host Middlebury College's language immersion program. Mills wishes to recognize the strong, mutually beneficial partnership that has existed since 2009.

Mills College Professor, Dr. Darcelle Lahr, Director of the Women's Social Entrepreneurship Center and Angel Burns (the WSEC’s first-ever client), featured on KTVU - Channel 2
Oakland, CA—March 26, 2019

We celebrated the grand opening of the Women's Social Entrepreneurship Center (WSEC) in East Oakland. The WSEC fosters transformative change by providing tools for women of color to launch and grow their social ventures.

KQED leads community discussion at Mills College.
Oakland, CA—March 7, 2019

Will first-generation students be able to enter and achieve a college diploma? These and many other issues facing students desiring a higher education degree in California are critical topics for a two-part series hosted by the KQED Community Action Panel.

Mills Professor Lisa Urry and Mills student Ma'kaya Washington on set with KTVU news host Alex Savidge.
Oakland, CA—January 23, 2019

KTVU interviewed Mills student Ma'kaya Washington and Professor Lisa Urry about their travels to the US/Mexican border, part of a new academic course examining if there really is a crisis at the border.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—December 20, 2018

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

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.