Elizabeth L. Hillman is the 14th president of Mills College, an independent liberal arts college for women with graduate programs for women and men. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Hillman’s university degrees span the arts and sciences, engineering and the law. Prior to her position at Mills, Hillman served as provost and academic dean and professor of law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. Prior to Hastings, she was a professor and director of faculty development at Rutgers University School of Law, and taught at Yale University and the U.S. Air Force Academy. She also served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force.