College, Inc.: US News rankings


Posted at 11:01 AM ET, 10/12/2010

Virginia U uses U.S. News data in faculty hires

A report in today's Inside Higher Ed says Christopher Newport University in Virginia's Hampton Roads region is using data from U.S. News & World Report collegiate rankings as a factor in faculty hires. Faculty leaders and administrators are in mild...

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:01 AM ET, 10/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Rankings, Rankings, Rankings, Rankings | Tags:  CNU faculty, CNU uses US News rankings, Christopher Newport University, Christopher Newport faculty, U.S. News rankings

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 09/13/2010

Northwestern links alumni gifts to rankings

A piece published over the weekend in the Chronicle of Higher Education directed me to an e-mail I had deleted without reading several days earlier. Northwestern University, an institution I attended, asserted to alumni in an August e-mail that they...

By Daniel de Vise  |  11:16 AM ET, 09/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Rankings, Rankings | Tags:  Northwestern U.S. News ranking, Northwestern University e-mail, U.S. News rankings, college rankings

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 08/30/2010

Rating the college rankings

In a post a few days ago, I discussed the recent proliferation of college rankings and ratings and attempted a brief analysis of how each differs from the others. Today, the Chronicle of Higher Education takes that conversation a step...

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:21 AM ET, 08/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Rankings, Rankings, Rankings | Tags:  Forbes rankings, Kiplinger rankings, US News rankings, Washington Monthly rankings, best colleges, college rankings, college ratings

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 08/23/2010

Washington Monthly's take on college rankings

Washington Monthly, a magazine with unusually robust higher education coverage, today released its own attempt at a ranking of colleges and universities. The magazine is a relatively new entrant to the rankings field, which has become very crowded in recent...

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:39 PM ET, 08/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Rankings, Rankings, Rankings, Rankings, Rankings | Tags:  ACTA rankings, Forbes rankings, US News rankings, Washington Monthly rankings, college rankings

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 08/17/2010

Local colleges gain ground in U.S. News rankings

The 2011 U.S. News & World Report college rankings came out at midnight Tuesday, and the news is mostly good for universities in the D.C. region.

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:00 AM ET, 08/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Rankings, Rankings, Rankings | Tags:  America's Best Colleges, Georgetown ranking, Hopkins ranking, U.S. News rankings, William Mary ranking, college rankings