Thursday, October 09, 2008

Hall-of-Mirrors-Style Infinite Regression in College Rankings

Attention, gentle readers: there now exists a means of ranking the rankings of institutions of higher education. The Institute for Higher Education Policy now offers the Rankings Systems Clearinghouse, a means of explaining the myriad college rankings and their significance to make them (using that most opaque of overused metaphors) "transparent."

SWNID now plans to seek a grant to develop a meta-meta-ranking system to rank the rankers of ranks.

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