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Those who knew Herman Badillo remember that he walked tall and won distinction for his unyielding pursuit of truth and justice and his unending search for the policies and programs that would fulfill the promise of American life to its citizens. Born in Puerto Rico and orphaned at the age of five, he won high honorsContinue Reading >>
Rape is a serious crime that deserves the full attention of responsible law enforcement—not campus kangaroo courts, whose insufficiency for such matters has again been made manifest in federal court. The court is the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the case is a lawsuit againstContinue Reading >>
ACTA’s sixth edition highlights the disconnect between perception and reality at America's colleges and universities.Continue Reading >>
How do we know too many colleges and universities have abandoned their commitment to academic excellence, and work zealously to provide lazy rivers, nap pods, and a non-stop party atmosphere? ACTA has documented the chronic decline in academic rigor time and again in the What Will They Learn?TM...Continue Reading >>
Sometimes, browsing through the latest higher ed news can feel like reading stories from another planet. There is a certain kind of nonsense that seems to exist only in the bubbles that America’s college campuses have become.
Last week, Inside Higher Ed ran a story on the various petitions that...Continue Reading >>