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 Summer 2022 Quarterly stories Spring 2022 Quarterly stories Winter 2022 Quarterly stories Board of Trustees Statement The following statement from the Board of Trustees was first published on the Mills
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
“This is where a lot of things were seeded for me,” said Tina Lee ’01, MBA ’02 (at left, in 2018), on Thursday, April 14, as part of the latest installment of the Women Who Empower Leadership Series—and the first one held on the Mills campus, in the Lokey School of Business and Public Policy.
In fall 2021, an independent group of Mills grads approached the Office of Alumnae Relations to ask for ways in which alums can stay engaged as Mills College at Northeastern University takes shape. Now known as the Alum Engagement Committee (AEC), these alums led a series of Zoom discussion groups last fall in collaboration with the College. They’ve already presented the
TO HELP THOSE STUDENTS who need to earn only a few more credits before the merger, Mills is planning a condensed summer session between May 17 and June 30 so those within eight credits of graduation can complete their degrees before the transition. Read the most up-to-date info at tinyurl.com/mills–degree- pathways. DESPITE REPORTS TO THE CONTRARY, historic areas of study at
As reported in the winter Quarterly, the work of 10 transition workstreams continues this spring, examining the questions arising from the merger between Mills College and Northeastern University. The efforts are now getting into the finer details, with the IT group comparing campus-specific information such as student technology needs and email systems, and the human resources teams looking at benefits options for
In mid-January, the inaugural cohort of Northeastern students—14 in total—set foot on the Mills campus for the first time. While the emergence of the Omicron variant made in-person get-togethers difficult, these new arrivals still received a full welcome to the spring semester at Mills. Jillian Mosley ’18, director of orientation and family programs in the Division of Student Life, oversaw the onboarding process for