The Ohio State University, has an honorary doctorate of Bill Cosby repealed, in the midst of his lawsuit. That reports Page Six. It is the first time that the university of Ohio conferred an honorary doctorate retreats.
Cosby received the accolade in 2001 in a lecture that he held at the beginning of the academic year. The directors of the university have the withdrawal approved. According to a spokesperson, the 80-year-old Cosby the principles and values of the university are violated.
Although the for the university for the first time is that they have an honorary doctorate revoked, they are not the first school that the former comedian an honorary doctorate deprives. The past years were a lot of American universities use them for.
Monday starts the lawsuit against the sexual abuse accused comedian, after difficulty a jury was assembled. In an earlier lawsuit against Cosby was the jury’s unanimous decision.