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President Colin Diver questions "Is There Life After Rankings?" in "The Atlantic Monthly"


"A report card from one college president, whose school now shuns the U.S. News ranking system” and has not only survived but thrived."


In the November 2005 issue of The Atlantic Monthly, Reed College president Colin Diver reflects on the college's decision ten years ago to no longer participate in the U.S. News & World Report or other college rankings. You can read the full article here, along with the resulting Washington Post commentary.