430 prospective students applied to the University of South Florida St. Petersburg for the fall semester and received, with glee, acceptance letters via email. Minutes later, another email followed stating:
“There was an error in the system. Please disregard the previous email," the school wrote.
The school has apologized and the Chancellor, Martin Tadlock, has assured everyone this was human error, it will not happen again and that they have reviewed "process(es) for communicating with prospective students and have changed our procedures to prevent this from happening again." They are also discussing how to enroll the students affected by the error.
"We regret it," Tadlock said. "We pride ourselves on our relationship with the community, and this doesn't represent that. It was an error and a mistake."
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