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Harvard issues partial apology for e-mail search

Harvard College issued a partial apology and a lengthy statement Monday morning offering its explanation to the search of resident deans’ e-mails as part of a leak investigation.

In its statement, Harvard said the e-mail search was prompted by an investigation into a leaked e-mail and other information that described an Administrative Board case involving the university’s cheating scandal that became public last fall.

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