Controversial Mills College merger temporarily halted by judge
A judge issued a temporary restraining order preventing Mills College, Oakland’s historic women’s campus, from immediately affiliating with Northeastern University and going co-ed – plans that shocked and angered many students and alumni when they were announced in June.
The order issued Thursday suspends affiliation with private Boston University so that Alameda Superior Court Judge Stephen Pulido can decide whether university officials should first allow its administrators to review claims. files and see if Mills is in such dire financial straits that he can no longer survive. her own.