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U of T recalls diplomas

Hundreds of students receive parchment with spelling error

Due to a spelling error, hundreds of University of Toronto-Mississauga graduates have had their parchments recalled, campus paper, the Strand has reported. Some 1,350 students who graduated in fall 2009 and spring 2010, received parchments that included the wrong title for Ian Orchard, who was then the vice-president and principal of the satellite campus. The error was detected in June, and affected graduates were notified last week. The university assures students that their degrees are still valid, and that all replacement and shipping costs will be covered by the school.

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