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Harvard University will divest itself from fossil fuels

Sep. 10, 2021 10:29 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University will divest itself from holdings in fossil fuels, President Lawrence Bacow said Thursday. Harvard Management Company, which oversees the university’s nearly $42 billion endowment, has already been reducing its exposure to fossil fuels...

New Florida State President McCullough taking office

Aug. 16, 2021 03:11 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State University is getting a new president Monday with Richard McCullough replacing the retiring John Thrasher. McCullough, FSU's 16th president, had been Harvard University's vice provost for research. The university’s board of...