|Bill Cosby Graduation|
|Bill Cosby Graduates from the University of Massachusetts|
Bill Cosby Graduates from the University of Massachusetts. Cosby has received honorary degrees from more than a dozen colleges and universities:
Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, December 5, 2008.
Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Carnegie Mellon University, May 20, 2007; he was also the keynote speaker for the commencement ceremony.
Honorary Doctor of Music degree from Berklee College of Music, May 8, 2004. Cosby was also the host of the school's 60th Anniversary Concert in January 2006.
Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Baylor University, September 4, 2003, at the "Spirit Rally" for the Baylor and Central Texas communities.
Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Yale University, May 26, 2003.
Honorary Degree in 2003 presented by President William Harjo LoneFight from the Sisseton Wahpeton College on the Lake Traverse Reservation for his contributions to minority education.
Honorary Doctorate from West Chester University of Pennsylvania during the 2003 graduation ceremony.
Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Haverford College, May 2002.
Honorary Degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the University of Cincinnati in 2001.
Honorary Doctorate from Amherst College, May 1999. (Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa)
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Southern California, May 8, 1998.
Cosby served as the commencement speaker and received an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts from the University of Connecticut, 18 May 1996.
Honorary LL.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, 1990. He also served as the commencement speaker in May 1997.