Press Releases

Mills Hall
Oakland, CA—June 28, 2017

At a special meeting of the Mills College Board of Trustees yesterday, the board unanimously authorized adoption of a revised Financial Stabilization Plan and the College's FY18 budget.

Nancy Cook
Oakland, CA—June 5, 2017

Mills College is pleased to announce a $3 million gift from the late Mills alumna Nancy Cook, '68 to solidify the study of photography as art at Mills.

President Elizabeth L. Hillman
Oakland, CA—May 16, 2017

Mills College, a nationally respected, independent liberal arts college for women with innovative graduate programs for students of all genders, has announced a blueprint to better meet students' needs and overcome financial challenges.

Commencement Speaker Lateefah Simon
Oakland, CA—March 22, 2017

Mills College will celebrate its 129th Commencement on Saturday, May 13, 2017 with an address by Lateefah Simon, a passionate and nationally recognized advocate for civil rights and racial justice.

School of Education
Oakland, CA—March 14, 2017

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

Oakland, CA—February 27, 2017

Mills College announced a new student transfer partnership with Peralta Community College District today that provides enhanced opportunities for those seeking a four-year bachelor's degree.

Andrew Flores
Oakland, CA—February 6, 2017

Seeing facial photos of transgender people reduced transphobia and discomfort among participants in the first national experiment of its kind, according to research published by Mills Assistant Professor of Government Andrew R. Flores

Image of a laptop
Oakland, CA—January 9, 2017

Mills College is pleased to announce the development of a new computational literacy curriculum designed to give undergraduate students the skills to excel in an increasingly digitized higher education environment.