UPDATE: Some Mills Alumni Critical of Merger with Northeastern UniversityMills College officials say the school's recently announced merger with Northeastern University was necessary for financial reasons, but some alumni feel it means the end of the college’s historic mission.
Trustees Approve Mills College Merger With Northeastern UniversityFollowing a vote by its board of trustees, Mills College will merge with Northeastern University, saving the longtime women’s college from closure.
Court Ruling Temporarily Blocks Mills College Merger with Northeastern UniversityMills College has temporarily been blocked from moving forward with its plans to merge with Northeastern University in Boston after a trustee alleged the school was withholding information about the merger.
Trustees, Alumni Suing To Prevent Merger Of Historic Mills College In OaklandAfter more than a century in Oakland, Mills College announced it would no longer be a degree-granting college and would become a part of Northeastern University, centered in Boston. Now, Trustees and alumni are suing in court, to try to stop that from happening.
Oakland's Mills College Looks At Potential Merger With Northeastern University, May Confer Degrees AgainOakland's Mills College may reverse a decision earlier this year and confer degrees once again if it merges with another university, college officials announced Thursday in a letter to the community.
Facing Closure Mills College Faculty Approve Motion Of ‘No Confidence’ In School’s AdministrationResistance to the planned closure and redefined mission of Mills College in Oakland escalated this week when the voting faculty of the institution overwhelmingly approved a resolution of no confidence in the school's administration.
Students, Alumnae Rally to Demand Mills College in Oakland Stay OpenThe fight to save a historic women’s college in the East Bay continued Friday as Mills College announced a partnership to house 200 UC Berkeley freshmen on the Oakland campus in the fall.
Mills College To Stop Operating As A College, 2021 Last Year For Freshman EnrollmentThe president of Mills College announced Wednesday that the school is transitioning to an institute and will likely award its final degrees in 2023.
2 Small Quakes Rattle East BayTwo small earthquakes struck a few hours apart along the Hayward Fault Saturday.
Drawing from Life, East Bay Artist Depicts Black Men's TruthAn Oakland artist completed a six-year creative journey during which she painted hundreds of portraits of African-American men, living and dead.
4-Year-Old Girl Injured In Shooting Near Mills College In OaklandA four-year-old girl was injured in a shooting Wednesday night in Oakland, police said.
Round Of Layoffs Coming To Oakland's Mills CollegeCash-strapped Mills College in Oakland is about to go through a round of layoffs.
Mills College May Cut Back On Arts Programs To SurviveFaced with dwindling enrollment and mounting debt, Mills College is considering a program to beef up its science and business courses, while cutting back many of its traditional arts offerings.
Stanford Loses Title As Nation's Most Gay-Friendly UniversityThe Bay Area takes the rainbow cake for having the most epic Gay Pride festivities, but not so much when it comes to LGBTQ-friendly universities, according to a new ranking.
4-Alarm Fire Burns 3 Homes Near Mills College In OaklandFirefighters in Oakland battled a four-alarm blaze that burned three homes near Mills College Thursday evening.