This June, the University of Dayton announced that it would divest its $670 million endowment from fossil fuels. It is the first Catholic institution to divest, and the largest university endowment to fully commit to fossil fuel divestment (including coal, oil, and gas). Read more here. If it were to commit to GU Fossil Free’s proposal, Georgetown would be the first Jesuit institution to divest, as well as the largest endowment at $1.2 billion.
University of Dayton First Catholic Institution, Largest University Endowment to Fully Divest