Education: The Deans' Choices

Few things stir college-level academics more than debating the relative merits of their professional schools. Now they will have even more to argue about. Change, a magazine that reports on higher education, this month published ratings based on an extensive poll of deans at all 1,181 accredited professional schools around the nation (see box). The deans, representing schools specializing in 18 different fields of study, *were asked just one question: "What in your opinion are the top five schools in your profession?"

Harvard dominated the ratings. Four of its schools—Business, Law, Medicine and Theology—led the ratings in their fields; three others—Architecture, Education...

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