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Brown University Rescinds Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

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Brown University has rescinded the honorary degree it granted Bill Cosby, becoming the third university to take such action in less than a week.

Brown President Christina H. Paxson says the university's board Friday revoked the doctorate of humane letters it granted Cosby in 1985. Fordham and Marquette universities Thursday also rescinded their honorary degrees.

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