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ACTA is proud to announce the release of the third video in its Higher Ed Now multimedia series for trustees: “Four Financial Questions Trustees Must Ask”. In this three-part program, University of Colorado regent Stephen Ludwig speaks with ACTA’s Director of Trustee Programs Armand Alacbay about the need forContinue Reading >>
ACTA releases The Cost of Chaos in the Curriculum coauthored by Elizabeth D. Capaldi Phillips and ACTA's vice president of policy Michael B. Poliakoff. The report reveals that by restoring a thorough and efficient core curriculum, colleges could save nearly 10% of educational costs per semester. The cafeteria-styleContinue Reading >>
ACTA’s seventh edition highlights the disconnect between perception and reality at America's colleges and universities.Continue Reading >>
A liberal education frees the mind—it nourishes the soul and ennobles the heart. The humanities sharpen the wit. Oftentimes, policymakers dismiss these benefits for the harder currency of STEM. And yet a foundation in the liberal arts ensures not only lifelong spirit, bravery, and poise but also...Continue Reading >>
On Tuesday, April 27, 2015, the for-profit Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (CCi) filed for bankruptcy. CCi built its business around non-traditional students entering higher education with the help of federal student loans. Critics claim that this business model is questionable, and the Corinthian...Continue Reading >>