How many victims? 18,000 people who applied for admission this school year and next.
What kind of personal information? Names, addresses, telephone numbers, email addresses and academic records. No financial information or Social Security numbers were compromised.
What is the response? The university is reviewing its data security policy.
Details: The laptop contained two levels of password protection.
Source: Mlive.com, The Associated Press, "Laptop stolen from Ferris State admission officer's car," Nov. 1.