The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Divestment campaigns respond to Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility

November 29, 2016

On Friday, Nov. 18, the Investment Committee of Northwestern’s Board of Trustees approved the establishment of an Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility. This committee, comprising faculty, undergraduate and graduate students, alumni and staff, will be a formal,...

Divest groups submit first draft of charter for socially responsible investment committee

Fathma Rahman, Assistant Campus Editor

May 13, 2016

Northwestern Divest, Fossil Free Northwestern and Unshackle NU submitted to administration their first draft of the charter for the social responsible investment committee. The draft, sent Monday night, mandates that the committee...

Admin says no knowledge of prison investments following debut of new divestment campaign

Tyler Pager, Editor in Chief

January 19, 2016

Students launched a divestment campaign Tuesday, calling for the University to remove its investments from private prison companies. Called “Unshackle NU,” the campaign is holding a launch event Wednesday in Fisk Hall where...