Although it traditionally has been rare for schools to rescind honorary degrees retroactively, experts say it has become more common in light of the #MeToo movement. More than 20 schools have revoked degrees from Cosby.
Notre Dame's $400 million Campus Crossroads project, which got underway in 2014, added three buildings to the exterior of the 87-year-old football stadium, as well as premium fan seating atop those buildings.
Ara Parseghian, Knute Rockne and Frank Leahy are the only Irish coaches to lead the storied program to more than one national championship. His .836 winning percentage puts him third on Notre Dame's coaching list.
The university is one of only a few big-time sports schools that still manages its own commercial rights, which generate tens of millions from television and media deals and from companies that want to advertise alongside the Notre Dame brand.
A state appeals court has ruled that the widow of a former Notre Dame football player can proceed with claims in a lawsuit that said her husband was disabled by and ultimately died from concussion-related head injuries suffered during his college career.
The school on Tuesday ripped the Indianapolis-based NCAA for its decision to vacate the wins and immediately said it would appeal. It marked the fourth time in history the NCAA has cited Notre Dame for a major rules violation.