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A diverse group of 22 distinguished national leaders today is issuing a blueprint for higher education governance. Governance for a New Era is the product of a summit facilitated by ACTA and chaired by Benno Schmidt, City University of New York Board chairman. Signatories to the statement include college presidents,Continue Reading >>
Please join ACTA for a discussion of the new report, Governance for a New Era, on Aug. 20. CUNY board chairman Benno Schmidt, who chairs the project, will lead a discussion on the report’s findings in Washington, D.C. following the report’s Aug. 19 release. He will be joined by former Governor of Michigan andContinue Reading >>
91% of Americans call for trustees to take the lead in reforming higher education.Continue Reading >>
Governance for a New Era continues to drive a national conversation. The report prompted a lively discussion at ACTA’s Wednesday event at the National Press Club and got the attention of the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s See Thru Edu.
The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Daily...Continue Reading >>
Governance for a New Era, the new report released by over 20 higher education leaders calling on trustees to be more active and engaged, is making an impression. In addition to a steady stream of media coverage, ACTA was pleased to host a wonderful discussion of the report yesterday at the...Continue Reading >>