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Chicago Mayor to Receive Honorary Degree From Northwestern U

| May 5, 2020 Chicago’s mayor Lori E. Lightfoot will be awarded an honorary degree from Northwestern Univer Read more

St. Lawrence University Alumni and Faculty ask Officials to Rescind Collins’ Honorary Degree

by | October 16, 2018
As a result of Sen. Susan Collins R-Maine voting to confirm Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanau [...] Read more

School Officials Recommend Revoking Cosby’s Honorary Degree

by Associated Press | May 10, 2018
COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Officials with the University of Maryland, College Park, have recommended [...] Read more

University of Rochester to Give Frederick Douglass Honorary Degree Posthumously

by | May 9, 2018
Frederick Douglass — the former Maryland slave who later emerged as a prominent abolitionist [...] Read more

Yale Rescinds Honorary Degree It Awarded Bill Cosby

by Associated Press | May 2, 2018
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Yale is rescinding the honorary degree it awarded Bill Cosby, joining [...] Read more

Cosby Conviction Dismantles Legacy, Dismays Scholars

| April 26, 2018
Bill Cosby used his power and influence to elevate African-Americans on television in the 1980s [...] Read more

Ohio State Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree Amid Retrial

by Associated Press | April 9, 2018
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University has revoked an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby w [...] Read more

University Overrules Staff Vote to Revoke Trump’s Degree

by Associated Press | March 4, 2018
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Lehigh University’s board of trustees will not revoke President Donald [...] Read more

UPenn Scrubs Wynn Name, Rescinds His and Cosby’s Degrees

by Associated Press | February 1, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that it will remove casino [...] Read more

Pennsylvania Professors Want to Revoke Trump Honorary Degree

by Associated Press | August 22, 2017
BETHLEHEM, Pa. — Professors at Lehigh University in Pennsylvania have come out in support of [...] Read more

University of Missouri Might Revoke Cosby’s Honorary Degree

by Associated Press | June 21, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. — University of Missouri System President Mun Choi wants the university to resc [...] Read more