From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, December 03, 2009 5:00 PM
Subject: Letter of Recommendation Request
Thank you for agreeing to submit a Rackham Administered Fellowship, Scholarship and Grants - Rackham Graduate Student Research Grants letter of recommendation for applicant [the applicant's name has not yet been entered on the application].
For your convenience, please click the link below to access the applicant's online letter of recommendation form:
When I click through, the student's name is still not revealed.
I am working on figuring out the point of notifying a faculty member that they need to fill out a recommendation for a student whose name is not revealed to them.
Probably this is one of those deep bureaucratic mysteries that being an economist makes it impossible to understand.