(Big) Red Faces at Cornell over E-Mail Error

“That happened to Cornell University on Wednesday: It sent welcoming letters to 1,700 high school students who had submitted early-decision applications, including nearly 550 who had already been rejected in December. ‘Greetings from Cornell, your future alma mater!’ the e-mail letter began… Within a couple of hours the university followed with an ‘oops’ letter, admitting that it had made a mistake…” —(Big) Red Faces at Cornell over E-Mail ErrorNY Times (Registration Req’d))

Here’s a little salt for that wound, kid. Oh, whoops… sorry about that.