Jerry Muller, professor of history, was quoted in an Oct. 1 New York Times article about college rankings.
College Rankings Fail to Measure the Influence of the Institution
From: New York Times
Date: Oct. 1, 2015
Author: James B. Stewart
“It’s absurd,” said Jerry Z. Muller, a professor of history at Catholic University of America and the author of “The Costs of Accountability,” a study of misplaced and misunderstood metrics. “Their graduates have high earnings because they’re incredibly selective about who they let in. And many of them come from privileged backgrounds, which also correlates with high earnings.”