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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Here you will find media resources including ACTA’s press releases, statements, history, and information on ACTA’s leadership.

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California’s Brand New Saint Katherine College Earns An “A”  For Its Core Curriculum

May 2, 2016 |

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) today announced that San Diego-based Saint Katherine College has earned an “A” rating in the nationwide What Will They Learn? (WWTL)™ survey. The college, which opened in 2011, graduated its first class last year.

Each year, WWTL examines the general education, or core curriculum, requirements at more than 1,100 colleges and universities. It assigns grades to schools on what is arguably the most important quality indicator in higher education: the arts and sciences courses that all students are required to take. These...

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ACTA Statements

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ACTA Praises AAUP Report, “The History, Uses and Abuses of Title IX”; Outlines Litigation Option

March 25, 2016 by Anne D. Neal |

Let us join in the chorus of those praising the recent American Association of University Professors (AAUP) statement, “The History, Uses and Abuses of Title IX.”  In it, AAUP rightly criticizes...

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Leadership

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Anne D. Neal, President

Ms. Neal cofounded the American Council of Trustees and Alumni and has been president since 2003.
For over 15 years, Ms. Neal has been a prominent national player in higher education reform Continue Reading >>

Michael B. Poliakoff, Vice President of Policy

Dr. Poliakoff became part of the ACTA team in March 2010. He oversees ACTA's programming and publications and works directly with our constituents on behalf Continue Reading >>

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Christine Ravold
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