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Fossil Free Pitt presses for divestment by April

Fossil Free Pitt presses for divestment by April

By Elise Lavallee and Emily Wolfe

September 30, 2019

About 10 students from the group drove to Johnstown for Friday’s Board of Trustees meeting, where they interrupted Chancellor Patrick Gallagher’s report to demand the board vote on divesting from fossil fuels at its meeting on Feb. 28, 2020.

Op-ed: University must follow through with divestment

Op-ed: University must follow through with divestment

By Hannah Bailey

November 16, 2018

While the creation of a Socially Responsible Investing Committee and its holding of a public forum does show a step in the right direction, whether the University follows through in actually reassessing the ethics of its investments remains to be seen.

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