Bill Cosby: These 28 Universities Still Haven’t Withdrawn Honorary Degrees

However, the embattled comedian has prompted the University of Connecticut to nullify an honorary degree for the first time in school history

Last Updated: June 29, 2016 @ 4:14 PM

Bill Cosby no longer has a Doctorate of Fine Arts degree from The University of Connecticut, adding to the list of degrees that have been revoked from the actor.

UConn has rescinded Bill Cosby‘s honorary degree from 1996 after a unanimous vote from its trustees on Wednesday, the Hartford Courant reported. This is the first time in the university’s history that it has nullified an honorary degree.

After charges were filed against Cosby for drugging and sexually abusing numerous women, more than a dozen institutions revoked his honorary degree.

Here’s a list of 28 universities that have yet to drop “The Cosby Show” star, and the year he was granted an honorary degree.

  • Virginia Commonwealth University, 2008
  • Carnegie Mellon University, 2007
  • University of Pennsylvania, 1990
  • Yale University, 2003
  • Berklee College of Music, 2004
  • Sisseton Wahpeton College, 2003
  • West Chester University of Pennsylvania, 2003
  • Paine College, 2003
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institue, 2001
  • University of Cincinnati, 2001
  • Colgate College, 1999
  • University of Southern California, 1998
  • Talladega College, 1992
  • Boston College, 1996
  • Colby College, 1992
  • Wesleyan University, 1987
  • Notre Dame, 1990
  • The College of William and Mary, 1993
  • Temple University, 1991
  • Rust College, 1990
  • Pepperdine University,
  • Old Dominion University, 1998
  • Ohio State University, 2001
  • North Carolina A&T State University
  • Johns Hopkins, 2004
  • Cooper Union
  • Delaware State University
  • Fashion Institute of Technology, 2001

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