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Open Letter to the President and Trustees

By Guest Contributor

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

For five decades Middlebury College has been an outstanding leader in promoting environmental studies and international studies and in adopting sustainable operating procedures. Laurie Patton has shared with me her commitment...

Divestment: It’s Not Just Our Turn, It’s Our Obligation

By Maeve Grady

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

One year ago, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund divested $860 million from the fossil fuel industry. Now it’s our turn. The philanthropic fund bears the well-known name of John D. Rockefeller, philanthropist and founder of Standard...

Time to Divest

By Middlebury Campus

October 21, 2015

Filed under Opinion

As the last trees on campus dramatically change from green to gold, it is hard for members of the Middlebury community to lose sight of their natural surroundings. In fact, such a pristine backdrop makes it clear why the College...

The Many Faces of Divestment

By Kelsey Collins

September 18, 2013

Filed under Features

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 message read,  “Ultimately, the call to divest raises a number of important que...

Dive$ting for Dollar$

By Zach Drennen

September 11, 2013

Filed under Opinion

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 abandoning investments with little hope of future growth. It is...