Divestment


Prison Divestment Press Conference

A group of Harvard students advocating divestment from private prisons filed a lawsuit against the University today in Massachusetts state court.


Georgetown’s Decision to Divest from Fossil Fuels Has Uncertain Implications for Harvard, Experts Say

Though Georgetown University’s administration pledged on Feb. 6 to divest from the fossil fuel industry, legal and environmental experts say the decision provides little insight into the decision-making of Harvard’s top administrators, who have remained opposed to divestment.


Divest Occupies UHall

Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard occupied University Hall on Thursday afternoon, singing and chanting in support of divestment by Earth Day 2020.


HMS Divestment

Members of the Harvard Medical School Faculty Council will vote on a resolution supporting fossil fuel divestment Wednesday.


Harvard Faculty Vote in Favor of Divestment 179-20

In a dramatic rebuke of administrators’ longstanding position on whether Harvard should invest in fossil fuels, the Faculty of Arts and Sciences voted overwhelmingly at its monthly meeting Tuesday to demand the Harvard Corporation divest the University’s endowment.


Faculty to Vote on Fossil Fuel Divestment Motion

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences will debate a motion that advises Harvard to divest its endowment from fossil fuels at its monthly meeting Tuesday, according to an agenda shared with faculty members Friday.


Celebrating with Champagne, Harvard Forward Gains Enough Signatures to Nominate Overseers Candidates

With more than 20,000 signatures in hand, supporters for Harvard Forward hand-carried nomination forms Saturday for the annual Board of Overseers election to Loeb House, which houses Harvard’s governing boards and its administrative offices.


Divest Hearing Update

A Connecticut judge dismissed all charges Monday against the ten Harvard students and alumni who participated in the November divestment demonstration at the Harvard-Yale football game.


Harvard Forward Releases Policy Platform on Climate Justice and Responsible Investing

Harvard Forward — a student and alumni group working to bring attention to climate change within Harvard’s governance boards — released a policy platform calling for Harvard to divest from the fossil fuel industry and create more guidelines for “responsible investing” earlier this week.


Ten Stories That Shaped the 2010s

The past decade at Harvard has been anything but boring. The University witnessed a bevy of challenges — cheating scandals and financial troubles, lawsuits and strikes. Here, The Crimson takes a look back at stories that defined Harvard over the past ten years.


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