Press Releases

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—August 7, 2018

The Princeton Review recognizes Mills as one of the best colleges in the nation for the 14th consecutive year.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—July 25, 2018

Mills College today announced its commitment and support of a transfer pathway between the Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities (AICCU) and the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office.

online learning
Oakland, CA—July 10, 2018

To meet a critical need for leadership, advocacy, and policy change in K-12 education, the Mills College School of Education (SOE) began enrollment today for a new online master of arts degree in educational leadership.

Fiske Guide to Colleges
Oakland, CA—July 9, 2018

For the 13th consecutive year, Mills College is featured in the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

Professor Jennifer E. Smith
Oakland, CA—July 2, 2018

Mills College Professor of Biology Jennifer E. Smith, a team of five undergraduate students, and collaborator and coauthor Andy Sih at the University of California Davis recently examined the effects of architecture and personality on the social behavior of ground squirrels.

Sexual Harrassment Cover
Oakland, CA—June 12, 2018

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a report on sexual harassment today. Mills College President Elizabeth L. Hillman has been a working member of the Academies' blue-ribbon study committee since 2016.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—May 21, 2018

Mills College is pleased to announce that it is one of a select group of 26 institutions across the nation chosen by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), in partnership with the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE), ), to join the national Consortium for Instructional Excellence and Career Guidance.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—May 15, 2018

Heralding an important milestone in its 166-year history, Mills College is proud to announce the launch of its first fully online degree, the Master of Arts in Educational Leadership.

Jayashri Srikantiah
Oakland, CA—April 10, 2018

Mills College will celebrate its 130th Commencement on Saturday, May 12, 2018, with an address given by Jayashri Srikantiah, a passionate immigrants' rights advocate, attorney, and professor.

New Degree Completion Program
Oakland, CA—April 9, 2018

Beginning in fall 2018, Mills College plans to offer a Bachelor's Degree Completion Program for working women who want to return to college and complete their degree.