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Fossil-fuel divestment is essential to Macalester’s identity

“Our investments should reflect our values. If we value urban sustainability, we must divest.” This was the message chalked outside of Carnegie Hall last Friday, calling for the Board of Trustees to divest the endowment from fossil fuels. Other chalkings included opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), a Bakken oil pipeline currently being constructed…

Biography: New Members of the Board of Trustees

Biography: New Members of the Board of Trustees

Two new members of the Board of Trustees began their terms this month. Dr. Patricia Elizabeth Hume and Aukse Jurkute will serve three-year terms, replacing former trustees Melvin Collins and Per von Zelowitz. Bios and photographs are courtesy of Communications & Public Relations and have been edited for length. Dr. Patricia Elizabeth Hume ’92 Dr….