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Monday, March 19, 2007

U of Florida Dean Warns of Probable US News Ranking Drop

The Dean's message is here.  The reasons for expecting a drop appear to be related to issues discussed last year by Tom Bell (Chapman) here.  My own opinion is that both the University of Florida and (especially) Florida State University are underranked by U.S. News relative to their actual academic and scholarly strengths, but that should hardly be surprising given that U.S. News doesn't really try to measure academic or scholarly strengths.

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