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List Of Universities & Colleges That Have Divested
Columbia University became the very first university in the country to divest its endowment from the private prison industry. Columbia divested $10 million in holdings from CCA and G4S.
Hampshire College amended the language of its institutional investment policy to include private prisons on a list of specific examples of industries not favored for investing.
University of California Chief Investment Officer announced that the UC endowment–the largest endowment fund in the world–will divest its $25 million in prison investments.