Letter from Your Dean

Welcome to Millikin University!

We hope you get engaged in our community. Millikin students are not spectators, they immerse themselves in all-things Millikin. Student Development has a variety of different opportunities for you! Engage in service learning opportunities, be a leader in a student organization, or attend one of our many programs. The Student Development department has seven offices that will provide you with the support and your home away from home!

Additionally,  Student Development's Strategic Plan emphasizes student learning as the primary outcome of our work. It also stresses the importance of assessment and planning being conducted simultaneously.

We hope you have a wonderful four years with us and continue to partner with us as alumni or as a parent. Should you have any questions or need additional resources my office is located in Richards Treat University Center, Room 121.

Go Big Blue!
Raphaella Prange, MS
Dean of Student Development

2016-17 Student Development Staff

2016-17 Student Development Staff

1st row, left-to-right:  Tiffany Nichols, Assistant Director, Career Center; Kari Younger, Office Manager, Millikin/DMH Health & Counseling Center; Robin Steadman, Administrative Assistant, Office of Student Success; Sarah Daniels, Service-Learning/VISTA Coordinator, Career Center; Starla Street, Academic Advisor, Office of Student Success; Paul Lidy, Director, Office of Residence Life; 2nd row, left-to-right:  Brittany Patrick, Nurse Practioner, Millikin/DMH Health & Counseling Center;


Department News

J.D. Vance
Campus | Community | Kirkland Fine Arts Center
Millikin welcomes New York Times Best-Selling Author J.D. Vance
March 9, 2017, 10:30am
J.D. Vance, renowned author of the New York Times best-selling book "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis," will present a thought-provoking discussion on Monday,...
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Shilling Hall
Academic | Campus | Inclusion & Student Engagement
Millikin University receives $10,000 grant from Ameren Illinois
February 9, 2017, 12:30pm
Millikin University has received a $10,000 grant from Ameren Illinois to support the launch of a new Academic Diversity & Inclusion Grant Program (ADIG). The program will provide...
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Dennis Millikin Partnership
Community | International | Student Development
Dennis Millikin Partnership launches International Host Family Program
September 9, 2016, 11:00am
Millikin University has welcomed a new cohort of international students to campus, and the Dennis Millikin Partnership is helping provide a supportive home away from home for the...
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Day of Action
Campus | Community | Inclusion & Student Engagement
Millikin Day of Action 2016
August 24, 2016, 11:15am
Millikin University's Day of Action is an opportunity to give back to the community by sending students into the neighborhoods for service opportunities. More than 400 Millikin students...
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Day of Action
Campus | Community | Inclusion & Student Engagement
Millikin students lend a hand during Day of Action
August 22, 2016, 2:15pm
Millikin University first-year students participated in the annual Day of Action, through the United Way of Decatur and Mid-Illinois, on Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20. More than 400...
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