John W. Mills, Ph.D., hails from Pray, Montana. He was drawn to Mount Aloysius College because of the impact the college is making on the community through the implementation of its mission.
Dr. Mills was president of Paul Smith’s College, Paul Smiths N.Y., from 2004 to 2014. At Paul Smith’s, he also served as Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost.
After leaving Paul Smith’s, Dr. Mills was program director of College for Every Student — a national non-profit organization that helps under-served youth across the country earn a college degree.
Dr. Mills is an avid fly fisherman and also enjoys skiing and hiking.