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Three Maryland universities to revoke Bill Cosby's honorary degrees

Three Maryland universities to revoke Bill Cosby's honorary degrees

Comedian and actor Bill Cosby will be stripped of his honorary degrees from three Maryland schools, the University System of Maryland announced Friday in a statement.

The USM Board of Regents said it received requests to rescind the entertainer’s degrees from the University of Baltimore, the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore after he was convicted on three counts of sexual assault in April.

“As Maryland’s public university system, we are collectively and individually committed to reducing the incidence of sexual misconduct and to responding when it occurs,”...

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