How and why some students learned their class had been canceled

——Original Message——

From: Jennifer Bottomley

Subject: PSCI 291-301 Canceled

Sent: Sep 13, 2011 2:23 PM

PSCI 291-301 is canceled.

We are so sorry for this last minute cancellation.

With Dr. Henry Teune’s passing, this course should have been cancelled

over the summer and

was an oversight.


Yep, that's how a University of Pennsylvania political science class found out last week -- waiting in their seats on the first day, I believe -- that the professor had died several months prior.

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