Memorial Resolution

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Memorial to the UC Regents

In accordance with UC Academic Senate Bylaws 90 and 95, Senate members are invited to vote on the following Memorial to the UC Regents.

The U.C. Academic Senate petitions the Regents to divest the University’s endowment portfolio of all investments in the 200 publicly traded fossil fuel companies with the largest carbon reserves.

UC Senate members systemwide are voting on the Memorial, and if a majority of the valid ballots cast approve the Memorial, it shall be sent by the Chair of the UC Assembly to President Napolitano for submission to the UC Regents. 

Timeline

Berkeley Division voting opens at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 6, and closes at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 27. You must submit your vote before this deadline.

After you have voted, you may keep a record of your vote by either printing your confirmation page or writing down your confirmation number. Since voting is anonymous, this is the only way to track your vote after you exit the system.

Materials

Single PDF containing all materials

  • Brief account of the memorial's procedural history
  • Explanation of the memorial's provisions
  • Statement of arguments in favor of and against, and rebuttals

Vote

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Contact Associate Director Sumei Quiggle at sumei@berkeley.edu or 643-5460 for assistance.