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July 28, 2014 6:16 PM

Foul called on UMKC in rankings contest

The University of Missouri-Kansas City can claim genuine progress over the last decade, as it continues to transform from a commuter campus to a vibrant university. That reality makes it all the more disappointing to see UMKC succumb to the corrosive rankings frenzy that has gripped academia. A Kansas City Star report published over the weekend found that the university has been advertising questionable rankings to burnish the reputation of the Henry W. Bloch School of Management, its business school.

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