It’s Such A Burden Being The Best!

We're better than you. Na na na boo boo, stick your head in doo doo.

The Princeton Review released a list today of the Best 300 Professors based on a rating system created in conjunction with  The press release for the forthcoming book based on the list can be found here. Wouldn’t you know it, there are nine — count them, nine — of our best and brightest on the list.  We aren’t bragging or anything, but Harvard and Yale have only two each on the list.  I’m not saying that this is a metric for how much better we are than they, but it seems pretty conclusive to me.  The list includes Professors Baumann, Corrigan, Jensen, David Leibowitz, McMullen, Olshanskaya, Richeimer, Shutt and Suggs.

“While any list like is this pretty arbitrary (if only because of the highly arbitrary base in the ratemyprofessors ratings which this list uses), the important thing I think is that a) there were 9 Kenyon professors listed, b) that I could easily name at least a dozen or more Kenyon professors who by rights ought to be on such a list, i.e. who I know to be at least as good teachers as I am at my best, so that c) I hope this helps confirm to everyone how excellent the teaching here at Kenyon really is.” –Fred Baumann

Additional fun fact: Denison did not make the list.

17 responses

  1. awwwww hellz yeah maybe now people outside Gambier won’t be alls like “whaaaa??” when I tell them I go to Kenyon College.

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