Written by: Francie Diep Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Education MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Florida International University appears as a top-50 university on three lists. By 2025, it wants be on 10. On the University of Houston’s strategic-plan website, it lists a prominent “milestone”: that Houston “will rank among the top 75 and then among the top 50 public … [Read more...] about Colleges Still Obsess Over National Rankings. For Proof, Look at Their Strategic Plans.
Written by: Brennan Barnard Published by: Forbes MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Throughout over two decades of counseling students—and those who support them—as they search for and apply to college, I have had a front seat to how misleading and harmful rankings are for applicants and our system of higher education as a whole. This reality was reinforced recently by author … [Read more...] about College Rankings: Reject Or Reimagine
Written by: CodeSignal Published by: CISION PR Newswire MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: CodeSignal, a technical assessment platform dedicated to helping companies #GoBeyondResumes in tech recruiting, today announced its first annual CodeSignal University Ranking Report, which reveals the top 30 universities nationwide where recruiters will find the most skilled technical … [Read more...] about CodeSignal Announces First Annual University Ranking Report Based on Technical Skills
Written by: Malcolm Gladwell Published by: Oh, MG MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Those of you who have been listening to my podcast, Revisionist History, will know that recently we launched an investigation into the abomination known as the U.S. News & World Report college rankings. We broke it all down over two episodes: First, the odd beginnings of U.S. News rankings … [Read more...] about Is it possible that America’s most influential higher education ranking system is biased?
Written by: Estefania Mitre Published by: Yahoo!Finance MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Last month, the Positive Impact Rating (PIR) for Business Schools unveiled its second annual report that ranks 46 business schools from 21 countries worldwide. Students from these schools built the rating evaluating the performance of the schools in areas like student support, culture, … [Read more...] about A New Way To Rank Business Schools
Written by: Rodney G Alsup Published by: MBA News Digest Academy MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Several weeks ago, I surveyed MBA News Digest subscribers asking them to tell me what their two top questions, concerns, or challenges are about the metrics they are using for monitoring and reporting on their GME program’s performance. First, the response to my request was … [Read more...] about What Concerns You About the Metrics Used to Measure GME Program Performance?