In the first in a series of three stories, we look at Mills’ origins and the changes that helped make it what it is today.
I am the class secretary for the Class of 1970, and like other Mills alums, our class is saddened by the announcement that Mills will transition into a new entity, but responses have varied. Some say that Mills’ financial situation and enrollment decline gave President Hillman no choice. Others say that colleges like Mills have
By Kate Robinson Beckwith, MFA ’13; Sheryl Bizé-Boutté ’73; Gwen Jackson Foster ’67; Ariana Merlino ’97; and Moya Stone, MFA ’03 Note: This story was written before the June 17 announcement of a potential partnership with Northeastern University. On March 17, Mills College President Elizabeth Hillman announced, on behalf of the College’s Board of Trustees, that this fall’s first-year undergraduate class
Multigenerational friendships among Millsies are so common that a recent graduate already carries several with her as she departs the College.