On January 18, Northeastern’s Faculty Senate voted to admit Mills College as the 10th college at Northeastern with a vote of 29-0-1. The vote officially gave Mills College at Northeastern University the authorization to grant degrees, and it creates a pathway for Mills faculty to serve on the Faculty Senate and the University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. In the meeting, Provost David Madigan said that Mills
On August 11, the Office of Alumnae Relations cohosted an online alumnae forum alongside the Alum Engagement Committee (AEC), a new group working with the Office of Alumnae Relations that formed last fall to support the relationship between Mills alums and the College as it embarked upon the merger with Northeastern. Questions were solicited through
A newer element of Northeastern’s research offerings is a series of “impact engines” and “accelerators,” which are cross-divisional projects dedicated to solving a broad range of specific societal problems—and one of them will call the Mills campus home. Professor of Business Practice Carrie Maultsby-Lute, MBA ’11, who also serves as the director of the Center
The Mills campus welcomed approximately 300 returning Mills students in addition to 500 first-year Northeastern students for the fall semester. The question of how to create a welcoming environment for all of those students is one that has occupied the collective minds of Mills’ Division of Student Life and Northeastern’s Student Affairs Office since well
This summer, the Mills campus received a much-needed refresh, including a power washing of sidewalks and buildings to bring back their shine. Other changes and updates include: Still to come (at press time) were the installation of 150 package lockers in Rothwell Plaza to augment services at the Mail & Copy Center, plus new wayfinding
A repository for original articles and reposted content about Mills College’s merger with Northeastern University. Visit mills.edu/merger for more. Jump to: Board of Trustees Statement The following statement from the Board of Trustees was first published on the Mills website on April 15. Until July 1, you can view the original at mills.edu. We, the
In January, we at the Quarterly received an email inquiry from an alumna who attended both Mills and Northeastern University. “My thought is that perhaps there are other unique birds like myself among Mills alumnae,” she wrote. “Given the current transition to link Mills and Northeastern, it might be useful for some in the Mills
After Mills’ 134th Commencement, the Quarterly’s departing student assistant looks back on the momentous occasion.
Have questions about the Mills–Northeastern merger? Curious about how alums can stay involved with Mills? The Alum Engagement Committee (AEC), a group of alum volunteers, is helping the Office of Alumnae Relations prepare for a state-of-the-College Zoom update for alums, to be presented by President Elizabeth L. Hillman and other College leaders later this summer.
When we spoke with Associate Provost Beth Kochly in early May to get a report on the academic teach-out, she was ecstatic. “As of yesterday, we’ve finalized the list of courses that we’re going to teach in the fall, which is a huge win!” she said. It took painstaking, thoughtful work to compile the offerings