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Board of Managers decide not to divest

Following two days of meetings and deliberations, the Board of Managers announced that they have reached consensus against divestment from fossil fuels, according to an email sent by Chair of the Board, Gil Kemp, just after 4:00 this afternoon. Kemp cited the Investment Committee’s investment guidelines – established in 1991 after the college divested from… Keep Reading

Worthstock traditions decimated, students say

After months of planning and preparation by the Office of Student Engagement and the LSE Committee, this year’s “Worthstock Weekend,” which traditionally spans the first weekend in May, is slated to have multiple live music events, as well as other outdoor activities. This year’s incarnation of the event is also the first to be held… Keep Reading

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Swarthmore announces new president

Valerie Smith, dean of the college at Princeton University, has been named the 15th president of Swarthmore College. She will assume office on July 1 as the first Black president of the College, and the second woman to ever hold the position. She has been hired after an extensive months-long search process, led by a… Keep Reading

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