Vice Chancellor for Global Programs and University Life; Associate Vice Chancellor for Admissions and Financial Support, NYU Abu Dhabi; Lisa Ellen Goldberg Professor
Linda G. Mills is Vice Chancellor for Global Programs and University Life at New York University, where she oversees student life as well as admissions, financial aid, institutional research and the registrar's office. Linda's global portfolio includes oversight of and strategic planning for the 11 global academic centers at NYU in addition to admissions and student life for NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai. Linda is the inaugural Lisa Ellen Goldberg professor at New York University and serves as Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of the Of Many Institute at NYU.
Linda is an accomplished producer; her projects include The Reality Show: NYU, which received the 2010 Silver Award from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), and The Heart of Intimate Abuse, for which she received a Telly Award. In 2010, Mills co-produced and co-directed the documentary Auf Wiedersehen: 'Til We Meet Again, a film that explores the intergenerational transmission of trauma from the Holocaust to 9-11. The film was an official selection at eight film festivals, took an Audience Award and was Runner-Up for Best Documentary at the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival and an Opening Night Selection and Best Political Film at the Independent Film Festival in Philadelphia. Linda is the director, with Chelsea Clinton as Executive Producer, of the documentary short, Of Many, an inspiring narrative of friendship between an Orthodox Rabbi and Imam that unites a community around multi-faith dialogue and action. Of Many’s world premiere was in April 2014 at Tribeca Film Festival and was also shown at the prestigious AFI DOCS Film Festival in Washington, DC. The film will also be shown at the Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival and Hollywood Film Festival.
Additionally, Linda is currently the Principal Investigator of National Science Foundation and National Institute of Justice funded studies in Salt Lake City, Utah, which focus on treatment programs for domestic violence offenders. The studies involve a randomized controlled trial examining and comparing batterer intervention and alternative treatment approaches for domestic violence offenders. Linda's work in this area has been published by Basic Books, Princeton University Press, Journal of Experimental Criminology, Cornell Law Review and Harvard Law Review. She has been featured in the New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times, People, USA Today, Harpers and Queen, and Glamour.
Vice President for Global Programs