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Boston University revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree

Boston University is the latest institution to revoke Bill Cosby's honorary degree.

The university announced on Monday that upon review, the school's board of trustees decided to revoke the comedian's degree that was bestowed unto him in May 2014.

The university's president, Robert A. Brown, said in a statement the decision "was based on a determination, supported by Mr. Cosby's sworn deposition testimony, that his treatment of women has brought significant and lasting discredit upon himself and is inconsistent with the University's mission and values. Mr. Cosby's admitted conduct, which the University learned about only after awarding him the degree, demonstrates that his character fails to reflect the integrity and virtues that the University values and esteems in members of its community, and in those persons the University holds up for this particular honor."

The decision comes after Brown, Marquette, Fordham and Tufts universities revoked honorary degrees from Cosby. Cosby also resigned from the board of trustees at Temple University after the string of accusations that he sexually assaulted dozens of women.