University of Dayton Announces Divestment from Coal and Fossil Fuels

The University of Dayton, a Catholic, Marianist university, announced today it will begin divesting coal and fossil fuels from its $670 million investment pool. It is believed to be the first Catholic university in the nation to take this step.

The board of trustees unanimously approved the new investment policy, which reflects the University’s commitment to environmental sustainability, human rights and its religious mission.  To find out more, including comments from ACCU President Michael Galligan-Stierle, please see the University of Dayton’s press release.

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