Second Sample Letter of Rejection


[Title] [FirstName] [LastName]
[Street Address]
[City], [State] [Zip]

Dear [Title] [LastName]:

I would like to thank you for giving us the opportunity to examine your credentials and interview you here at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. We have been fortunate to secure very strong candidates as finalists for the position of [Name of Position].

The Search and Screen Committee had a most difficult task making recommendations to the Chancellor because of the high qualifications of the finalists. The Committee found your credentials to be exemplary and most noteworthy. We regret to inform you, however, that another finalist was chosen for this position.

We thank you for your interest in the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and we wish you continued success in reaching your professional goals.


Jane Smith, Chair
____ Department Search and Screen Committee