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Talks Will Address Techniques and Impact of Magazine’s Annual Ranking Of Colleges

Oct. 20, 1999 -- (The talk on Nov. 19 with Amy Graham from U.S. News and World Report has been cancelled.) Two talks at the University of Virginia will focus on U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of colleges and universities.

Ronald G. Ehrenberg, the Irving M. Ives Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and Economics at Cornell University, will speak on the impact of the rankings on admissions and pricing at selective private institutions. His talk will begin at 2:30 p.m. in room 200 of Ruffner Hall on Friday, Oct. 22.

Amy Graham, director of research at U.S. News and World Report, will discuss how the magazine computes the rankings during her talk on Friday, Nov. 19. The talk will begin at 2:30 p.m. in room 200 of Ruffner Hall.

Both talks are part of an education policy seminar, a forum that addresses current research.

The talks are open to the public without admission charge.

For more information, contact Sarah Turner at (804) 924-7857 or via set5h@virginia.edu.

Contact: Ida Lee Wootten, (804) 924-6857

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: please contact the Office of University Relations at (804) 924-7116. Television reporters should contact the TV News Office at (804) 924-7550.
SOURCE: U.Va. News Services

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