World University Rankings May Change Methodology

November 2, 2009

Just weeks after releasing its latest ranking of universities worldwide, and receiving some criticism over the methodology, The Times Higher announced a new partner for the project and a decision to revisit the methodology. Ann Mroz, editor of Times Higher, said in a statement in her publication that while she was pleased with the influence of the rankings, "we acknowledge the criticism and now want to work with the sector to produce a legitimate and robust research tool for academics and university administrators." The new partner for the project will be Thomson Reuters.

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