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Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010

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University climbs rankings in number of graduates leading schools

Baldwin City, Kan. — Baker University continues to make strides in the rankings of institutions preparing graduates entering in leadership positions at schools in Kansas.Baker-0964

In 2010-11, there are 69 assistant principals in Kansas who have received a master’s degree from Baker University. That figure ranks second behind Emporia State (76).

There are 58 principals in Kansas with master’s degrees from Baker. That figure is the highest among the state’s private universities and seventh overall behind the six regents schools — Fort Hays State, Wichita State, Emporia State, Kansas State, Pittsburg State and the University of Kansas.

“I believe this speaks to the quality of our program and the graduate faculty should be commended,” said Peggy Harris, dean of the School of Education.

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