Modeling Change and Variation in U.S. News & World Report College Rankings: What would it really take to be in the Top 20?

Shari L. Gnolek • Vincenzo T. Falciano • Ralph W. Kuncl

Received: 11 December 2012 - Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

University of Redlands President Ralph Kuncl is the co-author of "Modeling Change and Variation in U.S. News and World Report College Rankings: What would it really take to be in the Top 20?"

Dr. Kuncl and co-authors Shari L. Gnolek of consulting firm Scannell and Kurz and Vincenzo T. Falciano of the University of Rochester published their work this spring in "Research in Higher Education," the journal of the Association for Institutional Research.

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In the News:

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...sustained upwards movement is both immensely expensive and nearly impossible. Ralph Kuncl, a former Rochester provost who is now president of University of Redlands, in California, co-wrote the paper, which was a decade in the making.

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PODCAST
President Ralph Kuncl participated in Inside Higher Ed's "This Week" podcast and discussed his research on rankings as well as other higher education topics.