West Virginia U. Sends Wrong Aid Message to 15,000

June 2, 2011

West Virginia University sent 15,000 people a message -- intended for only 688 -- telling them that they were no longer eligible for various financial aid programs, The State Journal reported. The university is not sure how many of the 15,000 people actually received the message, since some are former students who wouldn't have had cause for alarm, but the university sent out a correction and apologized for the confusion.

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