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Students to ask Board of Trustees to divest

Posted on February 24, 2014 by Sidney Dritz in News

Money won’t be the only topic of conversation that’s green at the upcoming University of Maine System’s Investment Committee meeting of the UMS Board of Trustees this Friday. For the second February in a row, the question of financial divestment of fossil fuels is on the agenda for the BoT meeting. This time, a group […]

Divestment a cause worthy of student effort and attention

Posted on September 02, 2013 by USM Free Press in Letter to the Editor, Perspectives

In response to the dire threat of climate change, students at the USM and other Maine system campuses have joined over 300 colleges and universities around the country in calling on our Boards of Trustees to divest our endowments from fossil fuels. Unity College and College of the Atlantic have already embraced divestment, two of […]