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Campuses & Organizations That Have Divested

Below is a list of some of the campuses, municipalities, and organizations that have divested from fossil fuel in some form.


See also on commitments.

Brevard College, North Carolina.

Brevard College divests from coal; first in Southeast, Feb 20, 2015.

California Institute of the Arts

Chico State University, California

College of the Atlantic

"COA Divests!" College of the Atlantic, March 12, 2013.

Foothill-De Anza Community College Foundation

"Foundation Votes to Divest From Fossil Fuel Investments." FDA Community College, October 24, 2013.

Goddard College, Vermont

Green Mountain College

Green Mountain College Board Approves Divestment of Fossil Fuel Holdings.” Green Mountain College, May 14, 2013.

Hampshire College

"Making Green by Going Green." Inside Higher Ed, December 16, 2011.

Humboldt State University, California

Naropa University

"Naropa University Divests from Fossil Fuels." Naropa University, October 31, 2013.

New School, New York.

New School to Divest from Fossil Fuels, Feb 9, 2015.

Peralta Community College District

"Peralta Trustees Pass Resolution to Divest From Fossil Fuel Companies." 31 January 2014.

Pitzer College, California

"Pitzer College and Robert Redford Announce Breakthrough Fossil Fuel Divestment-Climate Action Model." 12 April 2014. Pitzer College.

Prescott College, Arizona

"Prescott College Commits to Divestment." Prescott College, February 28, 2014.

San Francisco State University

"SFSU votest to divest investment in coal, tar sands." Bloomberg Business Week, June 11, 2013.

Santa Fe Art Institute

"Santa Fe Art Institute Votes to Divest From Fossil Fuel Investments." Santa Fe Art Institute, February 15, 2013.

Stanford University

"Stanford to Purge $18 Billion Endowment of Coal Stock." May 7, 2014. New York TImes.

Sterling College

"Why Sterling College Divested from Fossil Fuels." Matthew Derr, President, Sterling College, February 6 2013.

Union Theological Seminary

"Union Theological Seminary in NYC Votes Unanimously to Divest from Fossil Fuels." June 10, 2014.

Unity College

"Time for higher education to take a stand on climate." Stephen Mulkey, President, Unity College, November 5, 2012.

"An open letter to college and university presidents about divestment from fossil fuels." Stephen Mulkey, President, Unity College, November 13, 2012.

University of Dayton

Dayton Divests. 23 June 2014. Dayton University.

University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

University of Maine System


University of London School of Oriental and African Studies. 4 August 2014.

University of Dayton. 23 June 2014.

Union Theological Seminary.  10 June 2014.

Stanford University.  7 May 2014.

Pitzer College, California.  12 April 2014.

Prescott College, Arizona. 28 February 2014.

Peralta Community College District.  31 January 2014.

Naropa University.  31 October 2013.

Foothill-De Anza Community College Foundation. 24 October 2013.

San Francisco State University.  11 June 2013.

Green Mountain College.  14 May 2013.

College of the Atlantic.  12 March 2013.

Santa Fe Art Institute.  15 February 2013.

Sterling College.  6 February 2013.

Unity College.  5 November 2012.

Hampshire College.  16 December 2011.



Amherst, Massachusetts

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Bayfield, Wisconsin

Berkeley, California

Boulder, Colorado

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Dane County, Wisconsin

Eugene, Oregon

Ithaca, New York

Madison, Wisconsin

New London, Connecticut

Northhampton, Massachusetts

Portland, Oregon

Providence, Rhode Island

Provincetown, Massachusetts

Richmond, California

San Francisco, California

San Francisco County, CaliforniaSanta Fe, New Mexico

Santa Monica, California

Seattle, Washington

State College, Pennsylvania

Truro, Massachusetts

Next Steps in Fossil Fuel Divestment. Mike McGinn, mayor of Seattle. 1 October 2013.

Fossil fuel divestment movement comes to Seattle to plan next steps. Mike McGinn, mayor of Seattle. 17 October 2013.

by Barnhill, David L. last modified Dec 03, 2015 12:44 PM expired
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