College Responses to Calls for Divestment and Boycott
Published: June 13, 2011 09:00 AM
In the Spring of 2010 student resolutions called for divestment from companies profiting from the Israel-Palestine conflict and a college boycott of Caterpillar.
The following documents indicate the College's responses and statements regarding these resolutions. In short, the college has not and does not intend to divest from Israel nor boycott Caterpillar.
- "Board of Trustees' Co-Chairs Respond to Open Letter on Divestment," submission to Cooper Point Journal, May 31, 2011
- "Message from the Board of Trustees" to GSU, email from January 18, 2011
- President, Les Purce "GSU resolutions on divestment from Israel and boycott of Caterpillar" email from November 3, 2010
- Clarifying Statement, Re: The Flaming Eggplant Café and Boycott of Israeli Goods
Jason Wettstein Media & Community Relations Manager
The Evergreen State College