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The University of Oregon Senate has voted unanimously to request the university divest its endowment fund holdings in fossil fuels.


The Senate, which includes faculty, students and officers, voted 49-0 on Jan. 14, calling on the UO Foundation to divest within six months.

“We’re sending a clear message to the University of Oregon’s Foundation and President: Our campus needs to be a part of the solution to climate change,” said Kaia Hazard, Divest UO organizer.

The action comes in advance of Global Divestment Day on Feb. 13.

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