Students Rekindle Divestment Fire

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On Thursday, Oct. 10, student organization Divest Middlebury held its first organized meeting of the academic year.

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The Many Faces of Divestment

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On Aug. 28, students and faculty received an email from President of the College Ronald D. Liebowitz with the subject line “Statement on Divestment.” The[...]

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Dive$ting for Dollar$

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Forget everything you thought you knew about why Middlebury College must divest. It is not about abandoning profitable investments for moral reasons. It is about[...]

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Students Talk Divestment

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  On Sunday, April 28, the discussion of the divestment of the College’s endowment from fossil fuel industries continued with a student-only panel, featuring three[...]

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Students March for Divestment

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In the midst of a heavy snowfall on Monday, March 4, over 125 students marched from Proctor terrace to the College’s administrative center in Old[...]

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Students Prepare To Speak On Divestment

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Following student protests, an expert panel attended by hundreds, and countless letters from current students and alumni, seven students will present on the “moral imperative[...]

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Highlights from the Endowment Panel

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Although the panel on the endowment is now available in its entirety online, the Campus has compiled some highlights from last Tuesday’s event in the video[...]

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Divestment Debate Continues

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Over the course of two evenings, the College community saw its leaders “do the math” on divestment in two radically different ways. On Sunday evening, Schumann Distinguished Scholar Bill McKibben and others spoke to over 150 college and local community members at Mead Chapel in the last stop on McKibben’s “Do the Math” nation-wide tour.

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College Hosts Experts for Panel on Divestment

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In the wake of high-profile student protests and amid a growing university movement to combat climate change, President of the College Ronald D. Liebowitz announced[...]

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Middlebury to Consider Fossil Fuel Divestment

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In the wake of a high-profile student protest and amid a growing university movement to combat climate change, Middlebury College announced in early December that it would initiate steps to address the feasibility of divesting its endowment from the fossil fuel industry. In a campus-wide email, College President Ronald Liebowitz expressed his willingness to “engage the community on an [...]

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Email Sparks Controversy

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On Oct. 19 the College charged five students with violations of College Handbook policies, related to their involvement in the co-authorship of a mock press release that was sent to hundreds of students, faculty and staff and a number of local media outlets on Oct. 12. The students, Molly Stuart ’15.5, Jay Saper ’13, Jenny Marks ’14.5, Sam Koplinka-Loehr ’13 and Amitai Ben-Abba ’15.5, have indicated [...]

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