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Today ACTA released a study that shows less than 8% of the nation’s top universities require English majors to take even a single course that focuses on Shakespeare, often encouraging instead trendy courses on popular culture. The Unkindest Cut: Shakespeare in Exile 2015 is an examination of 52 of the nationalContinue Reading >>
We are joined by three distinguished professors at Brooklyn College: Paula S. Fichtner, Professor of History Emerita; Margaret L. King, Professor of History Emerita; Abigail L. Rosenthal, Professor of Philosophy Emerita as we call for the restoration of an exemplary core curriculum at Brooklyn College.
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This guide outlines best practices in university governance, drawing on experiences of institutions across the country.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 >>
A few weeks ago, students at Dartmouth College returned for the spring semester to a campus somewhat different from the one they left. A number of policies aimed at increasing student safety go into place this semester—among them, a ban on hard alcohol, part of a program to create a more...Continue Reading >>