November 16, 2007
Faculty-Productivity Index Offers Surprises
Third annual ranking gives high marks to some lesser-known programs
Intellectual heft may seem like a tricky thing to measure, but Academic Analytics says it can be done.
The for-profit company, owned in part by the State University of New York at Stony Brook, recently compiled its third annual Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index — a ranking of graduate programs at research universities based on what purports to be the first objective measurement of per-capita scholarly accomplishment. The measurement this year considers several new