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University not to consider fossil fuel divestment in financial strategy

University not to consider fossil fuel divestment in financial strategy

November 22, 2017


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By Morgan Lloyd, news staff Northeastern is not currently considering divestment from offshore funds that invest in fossil fuels, a Northeastern treasurer announced at Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting. “Our endowment holds roughly 10 percent of its endowment in energy stocks and investment. ...

Column: By investing rather than divesting, Northeastern exhibits hypocrisy

Column: By investing rather than divesting, Northeastern exhibits hypocrisy

July 13, 2016


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By Elise Harmon, managing editor Northeastern University announced on Monday its plans to invest in environmentally sustainable practices rather than to divest from fossil fuel companies. The university said it will contribute $25 million of its $700 million endowment to investments in “clean energy, r...

Editorial: Northeastern action against Adidas shows global leadership

April 10, 2013


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Northeastern truly espoused its role as a global university last month when it announced it was cutting ties with Adidas over the athletic apparel company’s role in workers’ rights violations overseas. By doing so, the university proved that its global reach is not limited to academics, but in...

NU severs ties with Adidas

April 4, 2013


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By Zolan Kanno-Youngs, News Correspondent Northeastern officially cut its ties with the athletic apparel and equipment company Adidas last week, following a campaign against sweatshops driven by the Progressive Student Alliance (PSA). The PSA initiative began after the Workers Rights Consortium (WRC)...

Net cost to rise

March 28, 2013


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By Mary Whitfill, News Staff The net cost of attending Northeastern will increase 2.9 percent next year, and university leaders said at a budget rollout presentation Wednesday that financial aid allocations will increase at double the rate of tuition. On Wednesday, the Student Government Assoc...

Jack McCarthy, senior VP for administration and finance, resigns

December 1, 2011


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By Zac Estrada, News Staff Northeastern University's Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance Jack McCarthy will step down, effective Jan. 1. President Joseph Aoun announced McCarthy’s retirement Monday in an email to faculty and staff. Thomas Nedell, vice president and chief financ...

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