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NYU Divest in 2016-2017

NYU Divest in 2016-2017

By Natasha Roy, News Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

A timeline of the actions that NYU Divest since its conception.

NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

NYU Divest Brings Demands to the Board of Trustees

By Htoo Min, Deputy News Editor

April 3, 2017


Filed under News, University News

Four members of NYU Divest went to the office of board of trustees chair William Berkley's office to deliver a list of demands regarding the university's divestment from fossil fuels.

What the 13 Non-NYU Related Trustees Do

What the 13 Non-NYU Related Trustees Do

By Adriana Tapia, Staff Writer

March 20, 2017


Filed under News, NYU, University News

Although the majority of the members on the board of trustees are alumni, some members have no previous affiliation with NYU. Read this list to learn about 13 non-affiliated trustee members.

SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

SLAM Protests Board of Trustees Connection to President Trump

By Jemima McEvoy, News Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, News, NYU, University News

NYU's Student Labor Action Movement organized a rally today to protest the lack of student representation on NYU's Board of Trustees and board member John Paulson's connection to President Donald Trump.

Despite Resistance, SLAM For Student Representation on Board of Trustees

Despite Resistance, SLAM For Student Representation on Board of Trustees

By Herman Lee, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

WSN catches up with the Student Labor Action Movement on their efforts to get a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

After Long Wait, Divest Gets Meeting With Board of Trustees

After Long Wait, Divest Gets Meeting With Board of Trustees

By Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce, News Editors

February 2, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU Divest finally met with the Board of Trustees to discuss their plan for divesting from fossil fuel investment.

Divest sit-in lands meeting with Board of Trustees subcomittee

Divest sit-in lands meeting with Board of Trustees subcomittee

By Lexi Faunce, Deputy News Editor

December 16, 2015


Filed under News, University News

NYU divest held a sit-in in Bobst Library to secure a meeting with the Board of Trustees that has been promised to them since April 2015.

NYU needs to move forward with divestment talks

NYU needs to move forward with divestment talks

By WSN Editorial Board

September 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The NYU administration is dragging its heels on divestment, and must acknowledge the promised meeting between the board of trustees and NYU Divest.

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