Campus Announcements

Reed and the rankings racket

Fall has arrived, and all that comes with it—shorter days, longer nights, pumpkin-spice product placement, and of course, the seasonal deluge of college rankings . . . fraught with arbitrary definitions, incomplete data, misleading comparisons, and outright manipulation.

Learn more about the methodology behind some of the rating schemes, plus a refreshing new approach by the Gallup-Purdue Index, an ambitious project that has so far surveyed more than 60,000 college graduates to identify the elements of college that help graduates thrive in all areas of their lives. 

For more information, visit:
http://www.reed.edu/reed_magazine/sallyportal/posts/2015/questions-about-reed-and-the-rankings.html.
Submitted by Robin Tovey.
Posted on Sep 24, 2015

Tags
Featured

Announcements home page

Questions may be directed to Robin Tovey, communications manager. Announcements do not represent the views of Reed College.