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Campus Refreshments

 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

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Northeastern students learn Mills traditions

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

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Exchange Students

Almost immediately after the merger agreement between Mills and Northeastern was signed on September 14, 2021, officials from both schools started a series of cross-continental visits to bring the two institutions together on a more personal level. The first visit, on September 27–28, saw Northeastern President Joseph Aoun travel to Mills along with some of

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Northeastern pilots spring social justice program at Mills

While the merger between Mills and Northeastern University won’t be complete until later this year, a new academic program at the College this spring will get the ball rolling. Leading Social Change will commence on the Mills campus during the 2022 spring semester, bringing 12-14 current Northeastern undergraduate students from Boston to Oakland to learn

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The Transition Process

Merging two institutions that carry more than a century of history apiece is no small task. At Mills, Vice President for Strategic Communications and Operations Renee Jadushlever is overseeing the project. Alongside her Northeastern counterpart, Senior Vice Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor Mary Ludden, Jadushlever has assembled teams into 10 distinct “workstreams” that will collaborate

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The Mills Institute Comes to Life

By Ajuan Mance and Marilyn R. Schuster ’65 What is an Institute? In the weeks and months following President Hillman’s March announcement that Mills College would transition into a non-degree-granting institute, this question was asked many times. Sometimes incredulously, sometimes rhetorically, and sometimes with guarded optimism. However it was expressed, though, the meaning was clear:

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