SFCC, UChicago’s fossil fuel divestment campaign, answers Zimmer’s call for more concrete argument.
Students pushing for a committee of students, faculty, and alumni to advise on the University’s investments have scheduled a meeting with Chief Investment Officer Mark Schmid for next Wednesday.
Passage of divestment referendum shows student desire for University that values environment more than illusion of neutrality.
Halting investment in firms that harm the climate would be in line with UChicago’s liberal academic tradition.
The changed format of “Coffee and Donuts” is a welcome attempt to foster student engagement.
Many questions strayed from the intended subject at “A Leadership Conversation with President Zimmer.”
The document outlining the University’s adherence to political neutrality is still a highly debated issue, especially in the areas of University investment and student protests.
The “Stop Funding Climate Change” campaign is the UChicago branch of a national effort.
Southside Solidarity Network and other RSOs hosted workers who spoke out against the University’s investments in the HEI hotel chain company.
As students return for the new academic year, so do ongoing campus issues.
A modern university’s operations are incompatible with the Kalven Report.
An elite education is more than a means to an end—it imparts a moral obligation.
The SRIC movement’s desire to avoid condoning harm is more common sense than contentious.
The logic behind pressuring the University to divest from controversial firms is flawed.
Faculty and an administrator examined the role of the Kalven report in shaping University policies at an open forum hosted by SG on Wednesday evening.
The University should consult its community in re-evaluating how the Kalven report is interpreted.
At a meeting between student and University administrators, President Zimmer painted a grim picture for SRIC’s future.
Administration’s use of the Kalven Report is hypocritical and illogical
Student activists are pressuring the University to pull all its investments from HEI Hotels & Resorts.
The University’s stance on investment policy and social values is ultimately contradictory
The University shouldn’t
invest in morally
At open forum, Zimmer also fields questions on Kalven report, UCPD officers trolling Facebook, and how much he weighs students complaints when investing