A former Clemson institutional researcher has just given an eye-opening presentation that described how the US News college rankings drove the agenda of Clemson’s administration. The measures taken ranged from promising (decreases in class sizes and increases in admissions standards) to unethical (allegations that employees lowballed other institutions in US News’s reputational surveys). Take a … read more
Scott Jaschik has written a nice piece on the new rankings at Inside Higher Ed. Here’s the story.