NEWS BRIEFS: More Professional Schools Drop Out of U.S. and News Report Collegiate Rankings

Examples include the University of Chicago (medicine), the University of Wisconsin (law), and Weil Cornell Medicine. Here’s part of the statement regarding the matter, authored by Francis Lee, Weil-Cornell’s interim dean, and provost for medical affairs: “Critically, the rankings measure more about the students who enter the school than about the physicians who graduate, or about the actual substance and quality of the medical education we provide along the way. The rankings’ volatility and the lack of transparency about the formulas and algorithms upon which they are based also speak to the inadequacy of this annual survey.” Read the full statement here.

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