Impeachment unlikely

Mills College Weekly Student interest in impeaching president Bush is growing after an e-mail to Mills students reported that congressman John Conyers of Michigan is soliciting the public’s opinion on impeachment. Some say they have not found sufficient reason to support this legal action. While a spokeswoman for Conyers confirmed his attraction to the idea […]

Final budget decision withheld

The ASMC feels that the Mills administration is intentionally withholding crucial information that could affect final decisions regarding retention of a drama minor. ASMC members said they were persuaded to believe that maintaining a minor in dramatic arts is a strong possibility, yet an e-mail from the provost to the faculty last Thursday stated otherwise. […]

Proposal passed on to trustees

Although approval of the proposed reductions lies in the hands of the Board of Trustees, they claim no responsibility for the content of the cutbacks. Last Friday, President Janet Holmgren presented the same budget proposal to the board that was approved by the faculty last Monday. Vivian Stephenson, the board chair, said that many students […]

Salary freeze looms

A proposal to implement a salary freeze will be presented to the Board of Trustees Friday as part of a plan to cut between $2 to 3 million from the budget. According to Sally Randel, vice president for institutional advancement, the proposal which will be presented by President Holmgren is composed of an approximate $2.4 […]

Novelist Moore on Woolf

Mills College Weekly This Semester an accomplished Bay Area novelist and internationally known Virginia Woolf scholar is perfecting her screenplay while working on two additional books at Mills as a visiting scholar in the Women’s Leadership Institute. Madeline Moore is part of the Women’s Leadership Institute’s Visiting Scholars program, she’s been here for three years […]

Anniversary funds ease budget crunch

The sesquicentennial fundraising campaign has helped to alleviate the impact of this year’s cutbacks, as the celebration of Mills’ 150 year anniversary continues. According to Sally Randel, vice president of the office of institutional advancement, $73 million of a $100 million goal had already been raised by Sept. 30. Most of the money is already […]

Mills loses friend

Suzanne Adams, member and former chair of the Mills board of trustees, died in her sleep Nov. 20 after stepping down from her position as board chair because of health problems. Adams is remembered for her spirited personality and generosity. Fellow board members considered her a good friend. “We have lost a good friend and […]

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