ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education are calling for college trustees and administrators to resist new, overbroad sexual harassment guidelines issued by the Departments of Education and Justice that jeopardize free speech.
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Anne Neal testified before the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, part of the Committee on Education and the Workforce on Thursday, June 13. Neal participated in “Keeping College Within Reach: Discussing Program Quality through Accreditation,” which examined the effectiveness of federal...Continue Reading >>
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Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes, winner of the 10th Bradley Prize, referred to a classic ACTA study in his acceptance speech. Speaking to an audience that included Bret Baier and Greta Van Susteren, he said:
'Back to the hole in the boat: America is losing its historic literacy. Recently some...
In our previous post we responded to criticisms of ACTA’s piece on St. Mary’s college. One such critic, Dr. Ruth Feingold of the St. Mary’s English department, argues that ACTA misrepresents its “relevant and rigorous” curriculum. She claims that ACTA’s critique of St. Mary’s is simply a stalking...Continue Reading >>