After a meeting that lasted until dawn Wednesday, the
The highly emotional issue attracted more than 500 people to the UCLA meeting and the public comment lasted nearly nine hours, according to the Daily Bruin, the campus newspaper. The council moved to a secret ballot and then voted 7-5 against the divestment measure.
Similar resolutions have been debated around the UC system over the past two years with various results.
However, those advisory resolutions have no power over UC finances. The UC regents and other administrators have said they have no intention of any divestments focused on Israel.