CHERPA-network based in Europe wins tender to develop alternative global ranking of universities

EU“Finally the decision on who has won the European Commission’s million euro tender – to develop and test a global ranking of universities – has been announced. The successful bid – the CHERPA network (or the Consortium for Higher Education and Research Performance Assessment), is charged with developing a ranking system to overcome what is regarded by the European Commission as the limitations of the Shanghai Jiao Tong and the QS-Times Higher Education schemes. The final product is to be launched in 2011. CHERPA is comprised of a consortium of leading institutions in the field within Europe …” (more)

[GlobalHigherEd, 14 June]

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