A new entrant to the rankings offers some positive approaches, but more work must be done when it comes to providing students helpful information and supporting institutional improvement, writes Jamienne S. Studley.
Two sociologists interviewed law deans and admissions officers about impact of U.S. News rankings on legal education -- and their new book says impact is significant and generally negative.
Postdocs in biomedical sciences don't make career options clear, and that may be one reason so many people in these positions lose interest in academic careers, report finds.
Audit finds U. of Missouri at Kansas City gave false information to Princeton Review to inflate rankings of business school -- and reveals e-mails in which officials say they faced donor pressure on ratings.
U.S. News & World Report continues to tweak its ranking of online programs, but critics say the publication's claims about their importance go too far.
What would it really take to be in the U.S. News top 20? And can anyone really change in the 'beauty pageant' of the reputational survey?
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor reported an acceptance rate of 27.4 percent. It was really 89.1 percent.
York College of Pennsylvania is latest to admit that it wasn't submitting correct numbers. In this case, "special admits" were left out of the calculation.
After string of reports of colleges submitting false data for rankings, U.S. News may ask each campus to have a senior campus official -- someone at or near presidential level -- affirm the accuracy of data.
Bucknell becomes fifth college in a year to admit it gave out false data. Experts see recent scandals pointing to broader problems related to rankings and reputations.