Alumni & Friends Articles
It's Not About Me
Entering the Office of the President at Millikin University can be a little overwhelming, if you are not used to it. Surrounded by the faces of former presidents commemorated in stately portraits, the only sound the methodical ticking of the ornate clock, you quickly find that the usual hustle and bustle of Shilling Hall is absent, replaced with a gentle solemnity befitting such a position of honor.
"I am always interested in people … their stories and journeys."
In 1995, Paul Branton graduated from Millikin University earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Commercial Art, 26 years later, he has returned to campus to show the community his artistic work as part of Millikin's Black History Month celebration.
How students in the College of Arts and Sciences are excelling in new learning environments
The COVID-19 pandemic has altered many things across Millikin University's campus during the academic year, from classes to athletics.
Celebration to feature faculty intersectionality discussion, art exhibit and jazz performance
Millikin University will host a variety of events and programming created by Millikin students to celebrate Black History Month this February.
Alumni Profile: Zach & Kirsten Uttich, Class of 2007
Zachary "Zach" Uttich and his wife, Kirsten Williams Uttich, both Class of 2007, have made a name for themselves as custom clothiers. Owners of Chicago's BLVDier, the Uttichs' business model has been guided by the mantra, "make it better." But how do you improve on a custom clothing experience that's existed for centuries?
National search underway for permanent director
Millikin University has appointed Bryan Diver as interim director of Kirkland Fine Arts Center following the retirement of Jan Saddoris-Traughber as director of Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Dec. 11, 2020. Diver assumed his new role as interim director on Jan. 4, 2021. A national search is currently being conducted for a permanent director.
Dear Millikin friends:
It’s difficult to find the appropriate words today to describe how I feel after watching the events from yesterday unfold.