May 23, 2012
How much did U of T-Austin parents spend on college tuition?
It should have been "public" -- not "pubic."The Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs humiliated itself -- twice -- with embarrassing typos connected with last Saturday's graduation ceremonies at the University of Texas in Austin. First, there were those handsome programs -- distributed to hundreds of parents and students at Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium. On the front covers, the school called itself: "Lyndon B. Johnson School of Pubic Affairs." And when horrified university officials realized what they'd done, they sent out this tweet: The LBJ School@TheLBJSchoolOur deepest apologies to our 2012 graduates forthe eggregious typo in our program. We areworking to distribute corrected programs. Obviously, it's "egregious" -- one "g," not two.Jim Romenesko, in his venerable blog covering "media and other things," explained how school officials immediately went into damage-control mode: Susan Binford, assistant dean for communications at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public...(Read Full Post)