President Poskanzer’s response

June 13, 2014


Mr. Brett A. Smith

Minneapolis, MN 55419


Dear Brett (if I may):

I appreciate that you took the time to share your views with me in your letter of May 8 and I respect that your sentiments about dívestment from all fossil fuel-related stocks are shared by some other members of the College community.

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An alumnus writes to President Poskanzer

May 8, 2014


President Steven Poskanzer

Carleton College

One North College Street

Northfield, MN 55057


Dear President Poskanzer:


As a Carleton alumnus from the class of 1964 preparing to attend my 50 year reunion next month, I want to express my appreciation for your leadership in making Carleton a greener campus and in taking seriously the responsibility to reduce the carbon footprint associated with campus activities. Carleton’s membership in the College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment and its development and implementation of a Climate Action Plan are steps that make me proud to be a Carleton alum.

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