Harvey Weinstein's college alma mater moves to revoke his honorary degree from 2000 amidst accusations of harassment and sexual assault

Mail Online | 10/11/2017 | Megan Sheets For Dailymail.com;Associated Press
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The University at Buffalo is moving to have alumnus Harvey Weinstein's honorary degree revoked in response to multiple accusations of harassment and sexual assault against the Hollywood mogul.

The university said Wednesday it is now 'well aware' of the allegations against Weinstein, 65, who was an English major there from 1969-1973.

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The university says it has begun the process for revoking the honorary degree that was given to Weinstein in 2000.

The ultimate decision lies with the State University of New York board of trustees.

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In awarding the honorary SUNY doctorate of humane letters, the university noted that Weinstein and another student started a concert promotion company in 1972 called Harvey and Corky Productions, which became a fixture on Buffalo's music scene.

A growing list of women have come out with stories about Weinstein's grossly inappropriate behavior including Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and most recently Cara Delevingne.

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