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Regina Stanback Stroud Appointed Chancellor of the Peralta Community College District in California

Regina Stanback Stroud Appointed Chancellor of the Peralta Community College District in California

Dr. Stanback Stroud has more than 35 years of experience as an educator and leader. She served most recently as president of Skyline College in San Bruno, California. She served in that role from 2010 to 2019.

In Memoriam: Mary Osa Stephens Ryder, 1932-2019

In Memoriam: Mary Osa Stephens Ryder, 1932-2019

Mary Osa Stephens Ryder served as dean and registrar at Colorado Women’s College, which later was absorbed into the University of Denver.

Three Women Joining the Mills College Faculty for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Three Women Joining the Mills College Faculty for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Mills College, a liberal arts educational institution in Oakland, California, has announced the appointment of three women to its faculty for the 2019-20 academic year. They are Jacquelyn Urbani in early childhood education, Dana Wright in the School of education, and Anahita Mostafavi in biochemistry.

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Five Women Faculty Members Taking on New Assignments in Higher Education

Taking on new duties are Katherine Lipari at Mills College in Oakland, California, Samantha Joye at the University of Georgia, Mary Evans of Claremont McKenna College in California, Patricia Prelock at the University of Vermont, and Melanie-Angela Neuilly at Washington State University.

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

Nine New Women Deans at Colleges and Universities Throughout the United States

The nine women deans are: Claire Garcia at Colorado College, Rachel Kyte at Tufts, Susan Catron at the University of California, Davis, Laura Vandeburgh at the University of Oregon, Susan Lozier at Georgia Tech, Gennifer Weisenfeld at Duke, Stephanie Gray at Montana State University, Nicole Pennington at Ohio University, and Wendi S. Williams at Mills College in Oakland.

New Administrative Posts for Ten Women in Higher Education

New Administrative Posts for Ten Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s roundup of women who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

Mills College in Oakland to Offer Guaranteed Admission to Graduates of California Community Colleges

Mills College in Oakland to Offer Guaranteed Admission to Graduates of California Community Colleges

Under the agreement, students who complete an associate degree for transfer at a member of the California Community College System will be guaranteed admission to Mills College as a junior. Mills will assign a minimum of 60 credit hours to these students toward their bachelor’s degree.

Mills College in Oakland to Launch New Bachelor's Degree Completion Program

Mills College in Oakland to Launch New Bachelor’s Degree Completion Program

The program will allow working adults to complete their bachelor’s degree at night with some online and weekend classes. Mills College will offer students six degree completion majors to choose from including, business administration, English, ethnic studies, interdisciplinary studies, politics, economics, policy, and law, or sociology.

Two Women's Colleges Make the List of the "Most Amazing College Museums"

Two Women’s Colleges Make the List of the “Most Amazing College Museums”

The Mills College Art Museum in Oakland, California, ranks 45th and the Smith College Museum of Art in Northampton, Massachusetts, ranks in 11th place.

Four Women With Academic Affiliations Nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Four Women With Academic Affiliations Nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Four of five finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction this year are women with current affiliations at American universities: Samantha Hunt of Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, Achy Obejas of Mills College in Oakland, Joan Silber of Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York, and Jesmyn Ward of Tulane University in New Orleans.

Nina LaCour of Hamline University Wins Award for Best Young Adult Novel

Nina LaCour of Hamline University Wins Award for Best Young Adult Novel

Nina LaCour, who teaches in the master of fine arts degree program in creative writing at Hamline University in St. Paul, Minnesota, was named the recipient of the 2018 Michael L. Prinzt Literary Award from the American Library Association.

Mills College to Ease the Pathway to College for Women From Oakland Public Schools

Mills College to Ease the Pathway to College for Women From Oakland Public Schools

All women graduates of Oakland high schools who are admitted to Mills College and have at least a 3.2 grade point average will receive a minimum of $7,000 in scholarship grants. The college will also provide career guidance, mentoring, and a summer bridge program.

In Memoriam: March Fong Eu, 1922-2017

In Memoriam: March Fong Eu, 1922-2017

March Fong Eu was the first woman to hold a division chair at the University of California, San Francisco, where she headed the dental hygiene program. She was also the first woman to hold the office of Secretary of State in California.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

In Memoriam: Mary Miriam Cochran, 1963-2017

In Memoriam: Mary Miriam Cochran, 1963-2017

Mary Cochran taught dance at Mills College in Oakland, California, and Barnard College in New York City and was a member of the Paul Taylor Dance Company for 12 years.

Mills College Signs Partnership Agreement With the University of California, Berkeley

Mills College Signs Partnership Agreement With the University of California, Berkeley

The partnership grants Mills students access to Berkeley’s Summer Abroad and Global Internship programs. Some Berkeley students will be able to live at Mills College in Oakland, nine miles away from the Berkeley campus.

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Significant Honors or Awards

Eight Women From the Academic World Who Have Received Significant Honors or Awards

The academic women who have earned prestigious honors are Betsy Wackernagle Bach, Mary Ann Glendon, Christine Wang, Chinyere Oparah, Joyce Longcore, Rebecca Lutte, Mary Uhl-Bien, and Angela Des Jardins.

Mills College Announces a Major Cut in Its Sticker Price

Mills College Announces a Major Cut in Its Sticker Price

Tuition for the 2018-19 academic year will be $28,765. This year tuition was listed at $44,765. However, the actual cost of attending Mills College will not change very much for most students, because few were paying the full price.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Mills College Offers the Details of Its Financial Stabilization Plan

Mills College Offers the Details of Its Financial Stabilization Plan

In May, Mills College, a liberal arts educational institution for women in Oakland, California, announced a “Blueprint for Restructuring” to deal with a persistent deficit. The blueprint offered general guidelines. Now the board of trustees has approved the details of the restructuring plan.

Mills College Announces Some Cuts to Deal With a Persistent Deficit

Mills College Announces Some Cuts to Deal With a Persistent Deficit

Last month, Mills College, the liberal arts educational institution for women in Oakland, California, had issued a general “Blueprint for Restructuring” to deal with a persistent deficit. Now some details are beginning to emerge.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Mills College Announces a 'Blueprint for Restructuring' to Deal With a 'Persistent and Growing Deficit'

Mills College Announces a ‘Blueprint for Restructuring’ to Deal With a ‘Persistent and Growing Deficit’

The college’s board of trustees has declared a financial emergency, authorizing adoption of a Financial Stabilization Plan that will enable Mills to reduce its deficit and more quickly reorganize the college to meet the needs and interests of students.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Mills College Professor Brinda Mehta Wins Book of the Year Award

Mills College Professor Brinda Mehta Wins Book of the Year Award

Brinda J. Mehta, a professor of French and Francophone studies at Mills College in Oakland, California, was selected as the recipient of the 2016 Book of the Year Award from the African Literature Association for her analysis of the dissident writings of Arab women.

Mills College Names Elizabeth Hillman as Its Next President

Mills College Names Elizabeth Hillman as Its Next President

Professor Hillman currently serves as provost, academic dean, and professor of law at the University of California, Hastings College of Law in San Francisco. Previously, she served as professor of law and director of faculty development at the Rutgers University School of Law in Newark, New Jersey.

Mills College Goes "Test Optional" and Joins Forces to Boost Student Diversity

Mills College Goes “Test Optional” and Joins Forces to Boost Student Diversity

Mills College, the liberal arts educational institution for women in Oakland, California, has announced that it will no longer require applicants to submit standardized test scores. The college has also joined the Oakland Promise College Pathway Partnership.

Mills College to Retain Its Undergraduate Major in Dance

Mills College to Retain Its Undergraduate Major in Dance

Mills College, the liberal arts educational institution for women in Oakland, California, has decided to continue to offer an undergraduate degree program in dance. The college had announced earlier this year that the major would be eliminated.

Women's College to Offer a New Master's Degree Program in Translation

Women’s College to Offer a New Master’s Degree Program in Translation

Mills College, the private liberal arts educational institution for women in Oakland, California, has announced that is offering a new “low-residency” master of fine arts degree in translation. The graduate degree program is open to both men and women.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Grants or Gifts Relating to Women in Higher Education

Here is this week’s news of grants and gifts that may be of particular interest to women in higher education.