Today, President Faust released this statement on Harvard University’s stance on fossil fuel divestment. She maintained Harvard’s “strong presumption against divesting investment assets.”
Divest Harvard will be responding with a longer piece in the next few days. In the meantime, here is our statement:
Leadership requires courage and vision–President Faust demonstrated neither. Today, she chose the fossil fuel industry over her students.
We have published a longer response in The Nation. Please click here to read it.