Rescinded Honorary Degrees

British entertainer Jimmy Savile's honorary degree from the University of Bedfordshire in 2009 was posthumously revoked after <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/9605293/Sir-Jimmy-Savile-is-stripped-of-his-honorary-doctorate.html">sexual abuse allegations</a> in 2012.<br><br> The late BBC DJ has been accused in more than 200 cases of abuse over a period of 60 years.

( Evening Standard / Getty Images / April 15, 1974 )

British entertainer Jimmy Savile's honorary degree from the University of Bedfordshire in 2009 was posthumously revoked after sexual abuse allegations in 2012.

The late BBC DJ has been accused in more than 200 cases of abuse over a period of 60 years.

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