In the Media

August 7, 2019

US News & World Report ranks America‘s “best” colleges. But is there really a way to know?

Reed statistics students challenge the US News college rankings, finding evidence that Reed is under-ranked. USA Today examines the flaws in the system.

USA Today

May 8, 2019

Was Joe Biden a Climate Change Pioneer in Congress? History Says Yes.

Prof. of History Joshua Howe helps Politifact check presidential candidate Joe Biden’s record on environmental protection. 


May 1, 2019

Experimental Colleges: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed?

Acting President Hugh Porter talks about the struggles of Hampshire College contrasted by the strengths of Reed. A free subscription is needed to read this story.

Times Higher Education, London

May 1, 2019

Celebrating Jazz Fest at 50: With Duke Ellington and Mahalia Jackson

Prof. of Music Mark Burford and author of Mahalia Jackson and the Black Gospel Field talks about Jackson’s New Orleans roots for American Routes (second hour).

American Routes

April 27, 2019

Reed College Selects Audrey Bilger as 16th President

Reed College’s Board of Trustees has appointed Audrey Bilger as the school’s 16th president. She is the first woman to be selected for the job.