CMC must acknowledge that alum and major donor George Roberts, co-founder of private equity firm KKR, is far from the example of “responsible leadership” that the college claims to promote.
About a hundred students and community members gathered Friday afternoon at Pomona College’s Bixby Plaza to demand the 5Cs divest from fossil fuels.
When 5C student-activists arrived at Claremont McKenna College to protest two of its trustees’ investments in controversial pipeline developments, they weren’t the first ones there. Even before the protest began at the Cube midday on Nov. 19, members of CMC’s administration and security were already waiting — including an outside contracted videographer.
More than 100 students across the 5Cs protested Kohlberg Kravis Roberts’s Oct. 1 acquisition of a stake in Sempra Energy Tuesday evening.