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Wesley Wright <[log in to unmask]>
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On Wednesday, September 18, 2002, at 04:35  PM, [log in to unmask] wrote:

>
> Reviewing the Ranks
> http://www.uvm.edu/theview/article.php?id=506
>

Where they say:

"...If the numbers are in our favor, time to trumpet the glad tidings.
If they fall the other way, letís discuss the dubious merit and
methodology of the ratings game...

"...Weíre tied at 45th with Ohio University, University of Alabama, and
New England neighbors, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and the
University of New Hampshire. Last year, UVM was tied for 44th, but due
to ties and the number of schools between us and 50, itís essentially
the same spot..."

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Now, who has access to the back issues of the Chronicle of Higher
Education for the week of August 16, where they say:

CASH TALKIN': The University of Vermont spent $40,000 promoting itself
to the 800 people whose votes determine part of the U.S. News college
rankings: http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i49/49a00804.htm

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