Sunday, January 31, 2010

Roger Williams University's latest study of faculty productivity outside the USNWR top "40"

See here for the whole study.  My favorite part is reproduced below (hat tip to Brian Leiter and to Paul Caron):
THE TOP 40 SCHOOLS [AFTER USNWR'S TOP 40] 
1. University of San Diego (13.85)
2. Florida State University (13.30)
3. University of Richmond (9.56)
4. University of Missouri - Columbia (8.82)
5. Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago-Kent) (8.71)
6. University of Nevada - Las Vegas (8.54)
    Case Western Reserve University (8.51)
8. University of Cincinnati (8.15)
9. Brooklyn Law School (8.00)
10. Pepperdine University (7.45)
11. Roger Williams University (6.76)
      University of Florida (6.73)
13. Hofstra University (6.56)
14. Arizona State University (6.44)
15. University of Pittsburgh (6.25)
16. Seattle University (6.10)
      Temple University (6.06)
18. Seton Hall University (5.92)
19. University of Houston (5.84)
      Loyola Law School - Los Angeles (5.82)
21. DePaul University (5.78)
      Rutgers (State University of New Jersey) - Newark (5.78)
23. University of Tennessee (5.47)
      University of Kentucky (5.42)
      University of Miami (5.41)
26. Villanova University (5.19)
      University of Louisville (5.14)
28. Rutgers (State University of New Jersey) - Camden (5.06)
29. Loyola University Chicago(4.97)
30. Capital University (4.61)
      Indiana University - Indianapolis (4.56)
32. Pennsylvania State University (4.52)
33. Willamette University (4.35)
      Wayne State University (4.33)
35. University of Connecticut (4.29)
36. Santa Clara University (4.14)
      University of Oregon (4.13)
      St. John’s University (4.13)
      Michigan State University (4.11)
40. Marquette University (4.00)

It's nice to see that folks recognize how prolific our faculty's scholarship has been.  Our faculty productivity is one of many reasons I love it here.

2 comments:

Michael said...

UPDATE:

I found a slight error in the calculations, and the website will be modified to reflect the corrections. Florida's score should be 7.01, which moves it from a tie with Roger Williams at #11 to #11 alone. And Pitt's score should be 6.42, which moves it from #15 to a tie for #14.

Michael Yelnosky

Nancy Rapoport said...

Thanks, Michael, for the update!