BU board votes to revoke Bill Cosby’s honorary degree

December 14, 2015 6:45 PM

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Bill Cosby’s honorary degree has been revoked by Boston University’s Board of Directors, the school said today in a statement that follows months of allegations regarding the famed comedian’s treatment of women.

“After careful consideration, the Boston University Board of Trustees has voted to revoke the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree that was conferred on Bill Cosby at the University’s Commencement ceremony in May 2014,” the statement reads. “The Board’s decision was based on a determination, sup...

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