Press Releases

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.

Mills School of Education
Oakland, CA—March 20, 2018

The Mills College School of Education is included in the new U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools ranking released today.

Roscoe Mitchell
Oakland, CA—February 8, 2018

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has honored pioneering jazz legend Roscoe Mitchell with the esteemed ASCAP Founders Award.

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—January 29, 2018

Mills College hosts Explore College: Mills Preview and Admission Day. As part of the Oakland Promise initiative, OUSD seniors are invited to submit an application that will be reviewed for an admission decision and considered for merit scholarships during the February 10 event.

image of Dolores Huerta
Oakland, CA—January 17, 2018

Mills College is proud to announce a special, sold out screening of DOLORES, a film documenting the life of labor activist Dolores Huerta, on Friday, February 2, 2018.

Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration logo
Oakland, CA—December 12, 2017

President Hillman becomes a founding president of the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration as part of a collective effort to improve how colleges and universities address immigration-related matters affecting their campuses.