Topic: divestment

At ACCRIP’s first meeting of the academic year, members of the committee and students discussed whether Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories constitutes social harm. ACCRIP Chair Chi-Ming Hai facilitated a conversation between student groups for and against divestment.

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Students debate divestment at ACCRIP meeting

October 16, 2019 0 comments

Students spoke for and against University divestment from companies allegedly contributing to human rights abuses in Palestine at a public meeting of the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies yesterday.

Faculty to discuss replacing ACCRIP

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Faculty to discuss replacing ACCRIP

May 7, 2019 0 comments

During today’s faculty meeting, faculty members will discuss a motion to replace the Advisory Committee on Corporate Responsibility in Investment Policies with a new committee that would have broader responsibilities.

ACCRIP reviews investment policies, advises Corporation

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ACCRIP reviews investment policies, advises Corporation

April 18, 2019 0 comments

Tuesday afternoon, three members of the student coalition, Brown Divest, shared a presentation before ACCRIP, which explained their desire for the University to divest from companies allegedly contributing to human rights violations in Palestine.

Letter: Divestment a thorny issue, students should consider new strategies, partnerships

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Divestment a thorny issue, students should consider new strategies, partnerships

April 10, 2019 10 comments

To the Editor:In an April 4 op-ed in The Herald, I was impressed with Anuj Krishnamurthy ’19 ’s debating skills regarding divestment in support of Palestinian civil rights.

Paxson defended her position on divestment at Tuesday’s meeting.  Faculty also voted to recommend a petition process for early graduation.

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Faculty recommend eliminating payment-based early graduation

April 3, 2019 1 comment

Faculty passed a motion recommending the Corporation revise current policies regarding degree requirements, including eliminating payment-based accelerated graduation, during the faculty meeting Tuesday.

When Brown students speak, the University should listen: A faculty letter in support of student activism

Op-eds, Opinions

When Brown students speak, the University should listen: A faculty letter in support of student activism

April 2, 2019 22 comments

We, the undersigned Brown faculty, wish to express our concern about the content and tenor of President Christina Paxson P’19’s letter to the Brown community March 22.

Dowling, Dietze, Kennedy ’97: Being transparent regarding investment transparency

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Dowling, Dietze, Kennedy ’97: Being transparent regarding investment transparency

March 18, 2019 0 comments

Brown’s endowment is a vital part of the University. In FY17, it funded 18 percent of the operating budget ­— $165 million, or $19,000 per student.

Gladstone ’18: Vote no on divest

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Gladstone ’18: Vote no on divest

March 18, 2019 1 comment

When I heard about the “divestment” campaign being waged at Brown, I felt anew the exhaustion and frustration of my years on campus.

Krishnamurthy ’19: Divestment has severe costs — and nobody is talking about them

Columns, Opinions

Krishnamurthy ’19: Divestment has severe costs — and nobody is talking about them

March 12, 2019 6 comments

Last week, the Undergraduate Council of Students agreed to include in its March elections ballot a referendum asking students if the University should divest from corporations purportedly “complicit in human rights abuses in Palestine” and subject the endowment to greater transparency and student oversight.

Paxson to respond to sustainable investment recommendations

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Paxson to respond to sustainable investment recommendations

April 21, 2017 4 comments

ACCRIP examines ethical and moral responsibility in the investment policies of the University.