Syracuse University to consider rescinding Rudy Guliani’s honorary degree

Chancellor Kent Syverud has broached the Board of Trustees on whether to rescind Rudy Giuliani’s honorary degree, he announced Monday at Syracuse University Student Association’s first meeting of the semester.

In April, SA sent a resolution to the †‹†‹University Senate calling on the university to rescind the former New York City mayor’s honorary doctorate from SU’s college of law. Shortly after, the senate passed a resolution calling on the Board of Trustees to revoke the degree.

Some universities that awarded Giuliani an honorary degree rescinded it in the wake of his campaign to overturn the 2020 election results, but SU is among five colleges and universities that have not rescinded them.

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Micah Ward
Micah Ward
Micah Ward is a University Business staff writer. He recently earned his master’s degree in Journalism at the University of Alabama. He spent his time during graduate school working on his master’s thesis. He’s also a self-taught guitarist who loves playing folk-style music.

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