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Radford Gives Out Diplomas With Spelling Errors

06/27/2013

INSIDE HIGHER ED.  JUNE 26, 2013.  About 1,400 recent graduates of Radford University will be receiving new diplomas because the ones the university handed out had two spelling errors, The Virginian-Pilot reported. An "i" was missing in "Virginia" and an "e" was missing in "thereto." Officials said that the errors were introduced when a software upgrade required that the university retype the words to be used on diplomas.