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Private E-mail Reaches 2,400 Students

STUDENT PRIVACY—U.S.

October 27, 2010

A Delaware college has apologized to 18 students for distributing an e-mail outlining their academic failures to the student population, The News Journal reports. The e-mail named students at risk of failing and was sent by a high-level administrator at Wesley College who had intended to send the e-mail to a dozen fellow academic advisers but inadvertently used a listserv that sent it to Wesley's 2,400 students, the report states. A Wesley spokesman said the college will now require those with access to sending campus-wide e-mail to gain approval from a second administrator before sending.
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