Outside of dentists’ waiting rooms, does anyone read US New & World Report ? But for its annual school rankings issues, wouldn't the magazine be a completely moribund also-ran?
Anyway, according to yesterday’s
The article contains this remarkable quote:
“ ‘If U.S. News starts combining the scores of full-time and part-time students, the pressure to end evening schools will become overwhelming," said William Treanor, dean of Fordham School of Law in New York, which has had a part-time program for nearly a century.’ ”
Aside from the fact that this seems a tacit admission of the ‘gaming’ charge—doesn’t the statement’s premise not seem—what's the word—insane?
Such is the influence of the US News rankings that a tweak in their methodology would prompt (presumably non-hysterical?) speculation that a venerable and thriving degree program might be junked? Sorry, but if Dean Treanor is serious, then the inmates are running the asylum.
Anyway, anyone in the know realizes that there is only one law school rankings scheme that
-posted by brian (proud alum of fordham’s evening program)
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