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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,Continue Reading >>
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 andContinue Reading >>
22 national higher education leaders release a blueprint for college and university trustees.Continue Reading >>
ACTA's support for Governance in a New Era is featured today in the The College Fix, complete with a picture of a nuclear explosion.
Our efforts were also noted twice at National Review's "Phi Beta Cons" blog: yesterday by our own Avi Snyder and again today.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review...
Once known as the “envy of the world,” America’s institutions of higher learning now find themselves facing unprecedented challenges. Massive student debt, limited learning outcomes, and a lack of transparency have drawn the criticism of the White House, the scrutiny of lawmakers, and the ire of...Continue Reading >>