ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

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ACTA initiatives promote academic quality, affordability, and cost effectiveness in higher education.

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ACTA Responds to AGB’s Amicus Brief

July 7, 2016 |

The Association of Governing Boards (AGB) recently filed an amicus brief in support of University of Texas (UT) Chancellor William McRaven’s attempt to block UT regent Wallace Hall’s request for University records. Instead of advocating for empowered trustees, AGB has shown it is more interested in maintaining the

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ACTA Recognized for Excellence

July 6, 2016 |

For the second year in a row, ACTA has been named a Sunmark Foundation “Preferred Partner.” The St. Louis─based Sunmark Foundation recognized ACTA for our “Outstanding Achievement in Preserving Individual Liberty.” We are honored to partner again with Sunmark to preserve our nation’s Founding principles through

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No U.S. History?

July 2016 |

Just as July 4th celebrations are set to begin, ACTA's new report, No U.S. History? How College History Departments Leave the United States out of the Major, reveals that less...

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The Antidote to Illiberalism

July 2016 by Christine Ravold |

What should we do about intolerance on college campuses? McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence Robert George rejoins Higher Ed Now to continue a discussion...

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ACTA'S BLOG: THE FORUM
A TOWN SQUARE FOR HIGHER ED

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Intern Blog: Towards a True Civic Education

July 28, 2016 by Nathaniel Urban

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ATHENA Roundtable 2016

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Hearing Room