| By SARAH CROWLEY
UB will revoke the honorary doctorate it awarded Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein in 2000 , after an investigation by The New York Times revealed Weinstein had settled multiple sexual harassment charges over the course of his career.
Female actresses, reporters and employees of Weinstein told the Times he had a practice of cornering women under the guise of “business meetings,” then making unwanted sexual advances.
“The university is well aware of the allegations involving Mr. Weinstein,” said spokesperson John Della Contrada in an official statement. “The university has initiated the process, pursuant to the SUNY Board of Trustees policy, for the revocation of a SUNY honorary degree.” read more >>