ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.
Pennsylvania State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon/Monroe) mentioned ACTA's work as he announced legislation to reduce the size of the Penn State’s board of trustees.
Sen. Yudichak mentioned that "exceeding large boards like Penn State, in the words of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, tend to be...Continue Reading >>
ACTA’s fifth edition of What Will They Learn?™ highlights the tremendous disconnect between perception and reality at America’s colleges and universities on issues of cost, curriculum, speech codes and graduation rates. This year’s study showcased 22 institutions that garner an “A” grade for strength of curriculum,...Continue Reading >>
ACTA’s fifth edition highlights the disconnect between perception and reality at America's colleges and universities.Continue Reading >>
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The Senate is holding hearings about college accreditation and a federal panel (which includes ACTA's president Anne Neal) is reviewing the case of an overreaching accreditor. Inside Higher Ed reports.
ACTA's William Gonch discusses how and why...Continue Reading >>
Ever wonder what colleges are spending all that tuition money on?
At the University of New Hampshire, it seems a good chunk of it goes to designing the school logo.
The Union-Leader reports:
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A new logo for the University of New Hampshire was unveiled Saturday, months after a controversy...