Monthly Archives: September 2018

Seattle University Should Consider Pension Board Decision Against Divestment

Last week, the Seattle University Board voted to divest from fossil fuel holdings from the university’s $230 million endowment. Presently, the endowment holds $13.6 million – or 6.7% – stock in fossil fuel companies. The University Board and students would be wise to consider the thoughtful judgement of the Seattle Pension Board last year before deciding to divest from these holdings.

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sent a letter to the Seattle Employee’s Retirement System board of administration calling for … Read More

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