Lueny Morell

BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2016

 

According to the TimesHigherEducation, overall, China is the most-represented nation, with 39 institutions in the extended top 200 list of higher education institutions in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa and 30 other “emerging economies”.

2016 rank Institution Country 1 Peking University China 2 Tsinghua University China 3 Lomonosov Moscow State University Russian Federation 4 University of Cape Town South Africa 5 National Taiwan University Taiwan 6 University of the Witwatersrand South Africa 7 University of Science and Technology of China China 8 Zhejiang University China 9 University of São Paulo Brazil 10 Shanghai Jiao Tong University China

Browse all the rankings here.


Tagged: Higher Education, rankings, world university rankings

Presidents Compensation (2013)

Don’t tell me HiEd is not a lucrative business (even though most universities and colleges are non-profit)!

The Chronicle’s executive-compensation package has been updated with information on private-college presidents for the 2013 calendar year. The update provides data on 558 chief executives at 497 private nonprofit colleges in the United States. The median salary for leaders in office for the full year was $436,429. Thirty-two of the presidents earned more than $1 million.

The most recent data on public-college presidents, also from 2013, include information on 238 chief executives at 220 public universities and systems in the United States. The median salary for those in office for the full year was $428,250. Two of the presidents earned more than $1 million.

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Tagged: presidents compensation

Google Doesn’t Really Care Anymore Where You Went To School

Google Doesn’t Really Care Anymore Where You Went To School – https://lnkd.in/euybCCn

It’s one of the flaws in how we assess people,” Bock said. “We assume that if you went to Harvard, Stanford or MIT that you are smart. We assume that if you got good grades you will do well at work… There is no relationship between where you went to school and how you did five, 10, 15 years into your career. So, we stopped looking at it.”


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