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The tumultuous situation in Charlottesville is more proof that colleges are unable to handle the outrageous crime of sexual assault on their own. Colleges have the responsibility of providing a safe atmosphere, but the investigation and prosecution of grave criminal activity can only be done effectively by theContinue Reading >>
Today ACTA issued an action plan designed to assist more than 16,000 college and university trustees in reforming higher education. The plan asks the questions all trustees must address in order to measure and improve their institution’s effectiveness. The action plan covers topics that include the disinvitation ofContinue Reading >>
ACTA’s sixth edition highlights the disconnect between perception and reality at America's colleges and universities.Continue Reading >>
Last week’s Rolling Stone report on sexual assault at the University of Virginia has unleashed an explosion of discourse about campus sexual assault. In a long and graphic piece, author Sabrina Rubin Erdely gave readers a college tour at the storied campus that Thomas Jefferson founded. But this...Continue Reading >>
Since so many colleges and universities treat Friday like the weekend, ACTA has taken up the mantle of end-of-the-week education. Friday classes may be a thing of the past, but each Friday afternoon we'll put together a quiz to keep your mind working! If there's a topic you'd like to see in the...Continue Reading >>