Dr. Elizabeth L. Hillman is the 14th President of Mills College. Hillman is a founding member of the President's Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration. Hillman is the former provost and academic dean at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Hillman also served as professor of law and director of faculty development at Rutgers University School of Law and taught at Yale University and the US Air Force Academy. She also was an officer in the US Air Force, where she served as a space operations officer and orbital analyst. She received her Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from Duke University in 1989 and an MA in history from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994. She received a JD from Yale Law School in 2000 and a PhD in history with a focus on women’s history from Yale University in 2001.