Practically everybody seems to be announcing a run. To keep up with all these potential nominees, the following sites are of use: Presidency 2016 (Politics 1, featuring candidates’ web sites, Facebook pages and Twitter accounts); Who Is Running for President (and Who’s Not)? (The New York Times, with a “What [the candidate] would need to do to win” feature for each announced individual); The 2016 US Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet (from The Atlantic, each profile containing answers to certain questions); and Presidential Candidates 2016 (from Ballotpedia including candidates’ opinions on topical issues and linked biographies of their main staff).
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This worldwide survey by The Economist lists dozens of schools across a wide variety of metrics (click on the school name to see the criteria employed). The United States figures prominently.
This list for New Jersey is according to US News & World Report, along with other states’ rankings. Find out if any Jersey City high school appears among the high achievers. Charter schools and magnet schools also included.
Broken down into 32 broad subject categories, subdivided by faculty rank, and arranged by Carnegie Classification, Median Salaries of Tenured and Tenure-Track Professors at 4-Year Colleges, 2014-15 provides a snapshot of pay levels across various disciplines and types of institutions. Compare these data with Median Salaries of Higher-Education Professionals, 2014-15; Median Salaries of Senior College Administrators, 2014-15; and Salaries of Hourly Workers in Higher Education Rise by 2%.
Whether you agree with these rankings, or even with the process of ranking programs, these lists are used by prospective students, parents, and others in the higher ed sector. Among the categories available are best in business, nursing, social sciences, and library science.