In what’s being called an oversight, Penn students showed up last week to a political science class looking for their professor, unaware he had died.
Henry Teune died in April, but his Citizenship and Democratic Development class remained on the registration list, the Daily Pennsylvanian reports. About eight students showed up to find their class without a professor.
Students received an email about the 1:30 class at around 2:30, telling them, “We are so sorry for this last minute cancellation. With Dr. Henry Teune’s passing, this course should have been cancelled over the summer and was an oversight.”
The DP reports Teune is still listed as an active faculty member on the department website.