WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has joined a growing list of schools rescinding honorary degrees conferred on Bill Cosby over the years.
The Waco Tribune-Herald reports the university’s board of regents on Thursday voted to rescind an honorary doctorate awarded to Cosby in 2003.
Baylor spokeswoman Lori Fogleman said in a statement that “acts of interpersonal and sexual violence” contradict the school’s values.
The vote by regents comes days after Wilkes University in Pennsylvania revoked an honorary degree it granted Cosby in 2004.
Court documents unsealed in July show Cosby admitting in 2005 to carrying on extramarital relationships with several women, including some who accuse him of sexual assault.
He has not been charged with a crime.
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