Bill Cosby

With a Boston College baseball cap replacing his mortarboard, Entertainer Bill Cosby adjusts his reading glasses while delivering his commencement address at Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass., Monday May 20, 1996.
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Boston College Will Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

Updated at 9:22 p.m. on April 27 Boston College will revoke Bill Cosby’s honorary degree, the school said in a statement on Friday evening. In light […]

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Boston University Finally Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

The board of trustees at Boston University voted last Thursday to revoke the honorary degree it awarded alleged serial rapist Bill Cosby in May 2014—224 […]

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Honorary BU Alum Bill Cosby’s Defamation Case in Worcester Court

A lawsuit claiming that honorary Boston University and Boston College degree recipient Bill Cosby defamed several women after sexually assaulting them is set to return to […]

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Boston College Won’t Rescind Bill Cosby’s Degree, Makes Weak Argument Why Not

Admittedly, the bulk of our coverage of the ongoing Bill Cosby scandal has focused on Boston University, to date the final school to bestow upon the alleged serial […]

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A Boston School Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree, and It Wasn’t BU

A university in Greater Boston came to its senses, admitted its mistake, and rescinded the honorary degree it awarded former sitcom dad and alleged serial […]

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Boston University: ‘Nothing New to Report’ on Bill Cosby

Exactly 500 days have passed since Boston University bestowed upon Bill Cosby a Doctor of Humane Letters at its 2014 commencement, where President Robert Brown […]

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Hey BU! Fordham University Just Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

Fordham University has never rescinded one of its honorary degrees in the school’s 174-year history. In an email to students Thursday, administrators announced they would […]

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Now More Than Ever, BU Must Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

Things aren’t looking great for honorary Boston University alumnus Bill Cosby. A federal judge in Philadelphia unsealed records Monday from a 2005 civil suit, in which Cosby […]

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Why Hasn’t BU Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree?

A year ago this month, the sun beat down on Boston University’s Class of 2014, sweating underneath their red gowns, as well as the 20,000 or so […]

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BU Rape Survivor Blasts School’s Response in Open Letter

Update: Tuesday, 4:45 p.m.  BU spokesperson Colin Riley provided the following statement in an email: “Boston University takes every report of sexual misconduct seriously and […]

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Here’s the Inevitable Bill Cosby/Deflategate Joke You Knew Was Coming

The Patriots have been accused of cheating by deflating footballs (what, you didn’t know?) and everyone is hopping on that Deflategate train now. This doesn’t […]

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Activists Plan to Protest Bill Cosby Performance at The Wilbur

Bill Cosby, who has been cast in a controversial spotlight over allegations that he sexually assaulted dozens of women throughout his Hollywood career, will be […]