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Because of the accelerating COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing stay-at-home order from the State of Illinois, Knox College has made the decision to teach the entirety of spring term remotely.
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Knox College's endowment exists in order to provide financial support to the College. The Board of Trustees oversees the management of the College's endowment. In 2016, the Board voted that its management of the endowment needs to both attempt to maximize financial returns on the endowment and consider the importance of social responsibility and ethical practices.
The Board therefore established the Knox Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (KACSRI) to advise the President of the College regarding socially responsible investment of the College's endowment. KACSRI is composed of students, alumni, staff, faculty, and Board members who are appointed by the President. The Committee is charged by the Board with:
KACSRI makes recommendations to the President, who then passes those recommendations to the Board.
KACSRI is interested in hearing from present and past members of the Knox College community regarding their views on socially-responsible investment of the college's endowment. The form for a comment, concern, or suggestion is available here. Your comment will be sent to the Chair of KACSRI, who will then share it with other committee members.