Wash U. Apologizes to Saint Louis U.

October 2, 2009

Washington University in St. Louis has apologized to Saint Louis University for incorrectly suggesting that the latter university played a role in a fellowship that trains physicians to perform abortions, The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Because Saint Louis University is a Roman Catholic institution, it would have been unusual for it to have been involved in the fellowship. Saint Louis University officials said that they have no idea how their institution was included in a fellowship Web site maintained by Washington University. That university declined to answer questions about how the error was made.

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