Jerry Muller , professor of history, was quoted in an Oct. 1 New York Times article about college rankings.
From: New York Times Date: Oct. 1, 2015 Author: James B. Stewart
"It's absurd," said Jerry Z. Muller, a professor of history at Catholic University of America and the author of "The Costs of Accountability," a study of misplaced and misunderstood metrics. "Their graduates have high earnings because they're incredibly selective about who they let in. And many of them come from privileged backgrounds, which also correlates with high earnings."