Should university endowments divest from fossil fuels? A public discussion of this question has seen some university presidents issuing statements that they would not divest—that investments should not be used for “political action.” Many universities hold large endowments that have significant positions in fossil fuel companies or funds that hold fossil fuel assets. Universities consume fos...
Don't Miss Out on the New England Campus Sustainability Forum This Friday!
Friday Sept. 20, 2013
Hosted by the Colleges of the Fenway
550 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
The New England Campus Sustainability Forum has once again attracted strong headliners to
create an engaging and informative day. Julian Agyeman, noted climate and sustainability
justice champion; Mary P...
Wentworth Institute of Technology
550 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115
Friday, Sept. 20, 2013
8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.Early-bird registration will be available through Aug. 30. Please visit www.necsf.com to learn more.
The New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE) invites you to attend the 2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum (NECSF) co-organized by AASHE, Clean Air-Cool Planet, ...
Photo: Presidents who signed the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) seen gathered in 2007. (Courtesy of Second Nature.)Preparedness. Opportunity. Innovation. These words capture the essence of higher education’s critical role in creating a healthy, just and sustainable society.Leaders in higher education are standing up to the greatest challenge o...
Jambo! Inspiring message from @NECCPrez Lane Glenn on how climbing Mount Kilimanjaro carries lessons for #CommunityCollege students and those who care for them. One: rely on advisors, tutors and profs to help navigate the tricky terrain of college life. https://president.necc.mass.edu/jambo-climbing-lessons-for-community-college-students-from-the-summit-of-mt-kilimanjaro/