UNC systems need to divest endowments

In October 2018, UNCA released a request for proposal seeking an investment manager who has the ability to provide necessary returns on system endowments while incorporating sustainable investing into their investment approach. Such a company would have the capacity to invest the UNC System’s assets in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. We applaud the steps that UNC Asheville has taken to bring its investment policies into step with its institutional values, and we hope that UNCMC and the rest of the institutions in the UNC System follow suit shortly.

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SGA executives not representative of student body

Each semester The Blue Banner reserves a weekly column for SGA executives to reach the student population. These columns are optional and open to any SGA executive. The views expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Banner editorial board or the SGA as a whole.

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