The Daily Illini

UIUC Beyond Coal to rally before Academic Senate meeting

UIUC Beyond Coal to rally before Academic Senate meeting

By Ashni Gandhi

March 14, 2016

As public attention to global climate change has increased, UIUC Beyond Coal will advocate for the University to stop investing and using coal with a rally and vote held on April 4.JTThe administration has taken steps to reduce the University’s carbon footprint and overall energy usage through the Illinois C...

Vote ‘yes’ on referendum on University divestment from the coal industry

November 13, 2013

This Wednesday and Thursday, students will have the opportunity to vote on the following question: “Do you support the UI endowment removing investments in coal by year 2017?” The University of Illinois system’s endowment, a “savings account” that it has built up over time and committed for long-term us...