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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...

Harvard provost of research to helm Florida State University

Jun. 23, 2021 14:11 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The governing board of Florida's university system on Wednesday confirmed Richard McCullough, vice provost for research at Harvard University, to become the 16th president of Florida State University. The move came about a month after the...

State Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz announces campaign for governor

Jun. 23, 2021 11:35 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — State Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, a critic of Republican Gov. Charlie Baker’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, announced Wednesday that she is running for Massachusetts governor next year — adding another Democrat candidate to a burgeoning campaign. ...