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The Battalion

The Student News Site of Texas A&M University - College Station

The Battalion

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Bob Rogers, holding a special edition of The Battalion.
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Chancellor John Sharp during a Board of Regents meeting discussing the appointmet of interim dean Mark Welsh and discussion of a McElroy settlement on Sunday, July 30, 2023 in the Memorial Student Center.
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Blank envelopes cause scare in University mail

Hundreds of Texas A&M employees received in the mail this week a plain, white envelope with no return address and many, afraid to open the envelope, immediately called University Police.
It turned out to be a harmless mailing from University Relations, but in light of suspected anthrax attacks in other parts of the country, Cynthia Lawson, director of University Relations, issued a statement Wednesday apologizing for the error.
University Relations sent 455 envelopes containing a promotional brochure for A&M and information on how to order them to offices and departments across campus. Lawson said the mailings originally were in printed envelopes, but they were rejected by University Mail Services, which demanded University Relations send the mailing in plain, less expensive envelopes.
Lawson said A&M Vice President for Administration Charles Sippial apologized to University Relations for Mail Services’ mistaken advice.

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