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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National Leaders Support a New Blueprint for Higher Education Governance

August 19, 2014 |

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,

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Press Advisory: National Higher Ed Leaders Sign on to a Blueprint for Higher Education Governance

August 14, 2014 |

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 and

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Higher Ed News Roundup: A National Discussion on Governance

August 22, 2014 by ACTA |

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...

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Higher Ed Leaders Talk Governance at National Press Club

August 21, 2014 by ACTA |

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...

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