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Whitman Students Call for Divestment from Fossil Fuel-Centric Companies

Whitman College students are planning to protest the college’s continued investment of its endowment in fossil-fuel producing companies and let it know the campaign known as Divest Whitman isn’t over, despite the college’s refusal to explore divestment. The protest, set for 4 p.m. Wednesday at Whitman’s Memorial Building, will be a “mock wedding” between Whitman and the fossil fuel industry to illustrate the college’s connection … Continue reading Whitman Students Call for Divestment from Fossil Fuel-Centric Companies

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“No” at Whitman College Spurs Faculty Engagement

We got a “No” and we’re glad we did. After a year and a few months of campaigning for divestment at Whitman College, the Trustees released their first ever official and public statement in response to student calls for action. The publicized letter regarding divestment was in direct response to a proposed resolution from the student government (Associated Students of Whitman College). That resolution, delivered … Continue reading “No” at Whitman College Spurs Faculty Engagement