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Use of endowments discussed at NESCAC schools

This week in NESCAC News, students congregate in support of just distributions of college funds. This week Divest Amherst, a student-organized advocacy group at Amherst College, led “Divest Week of Action.” According to The Amherst Student, the week was designed to cultivate campus awareness and support for the College’s divestment from fossil fuels. Of the College’s $2.2 billion endowment, the […]

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NESCAC News

NESCAC News

In the past week, various NESCAC schools have evaluated Title IX policies, new and innovative majors, and commitment to political awareness. This week at Wesleyan University, a tenured Classical Studies professor filed a complaint against the University. The professor was allegedly sexually harassed by another professor from 2012 until 2014, who has faced nine counts of sex and disability discrimination […]

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NESCACs explore diversity issues

NESCACs explore diversity issues

Schools across the NESCAC hosted lectures and participated in discussions about race, inclusion, and diversity this past week as part of Black History Month. On Monday, February 8, according to the Spectator, Hamilton College welcomed award-winning author Claudia Rankine to speak about her 2014 book Citizen: An American Lyric. Rankine’s book is a powerful compilation of poetry, prose, and images […]

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