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Pitt to consider rescinding honorary degree bestowed on Cosby

PITTSBURGH _ The University of Pittsburgh committee that awards honorary degrees will consider whether to rescind one given to Bill Cosby in 2002.tmpplchld Pitt spokesman Ken Service confirmed that the matter, first reported by The Pitt News, is on the agenda for the group of faculty members that meets once a semester.tmpplchld Cosby, 78, faces numerous accusations of sexual misconduct by dozens of women who have come forward over the past year. Some of the alleged misconduct dates back to the 1960s. He has never faced criminal charges over the allegations.tmpplchld "There has been a lot of news about his situation, and other universities taking action lately, and that's prompted...