UMass Amherst’s capital campaign. He no longer has any affiliation with the campaign nor does he serve in any other capacity for the university.
Earlier in the week, Blaguszewski sent the following statement in response to questions about his doctorate and whether the program in which he was enrolled was still operating:
Cosby earned his doctorate in education in 1977 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, meeting all of the requirements established by the School of Education, including completion and defense of his dissertation.
Cosby is still a member of the Board of Trustees at Temple University, where he attended for a time as an undergraduate and dropped out but was later given a bachelor’s degree for “life experience.” However, NewsWorks.com reported that a 2005 alumni of the school has launched an online campaign to pressure the board to drop him as a member.