Comedian Bill Cosby resigned from Temple University’s Board of Trustees, the school he attended on a scholarship back in the 1960s, according to a statement released from the comedian’s alma mater Monday.
The school released this statement from the 77 year old to “Billy Pen:”
“I have always been proud of my association with Temple University. I have always wanted to do what would be in the best interests of the university and its students. As a result, I have tendered my resignation from the Temple University Board of Trustees.”
Cosby became a trustee in 1982, but “Billy Penn” reports the rest of the board already had an upcoming meeting to discuss whether or not the comedian facing sexual assault allegations would be allowed to continue to have a seat on the board.
Though Cosby has never been charged, multiple women have recently accused him of sexual assault, and The Associated Press recently released footage of an interview with the comedian from early November where he can been seen bullying one of its reporters into deleting the part where he asks Cosby about his response to the allegations. (RELATED: Bill Cosby Bullies AP Reporter)