ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.
Pennsylvania State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon/Monroe) mentioned ACTA's work as he announced legislation to reduce the size of the Penn State’s board of trustees.
Sen. Yudichak mentioned that "exceeding large boards like Penn State, in the words of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, tend to be...Continue Reading >>
ACTA’s fifth edition of What Will They Learn?™ highlights the tremendous disconnect between perception and reality at America’s colleges and universities on issues of cost, curriculum, speech codes and graduation rates. This year’s study showcased 22 institutions that garner an “A” grade for strength of curriculum,...Continue Reading >>
ACTA’s fifth edition highlights the disconnect between perception and reality at America's colleges and universities.Continue Reading >>
Here's some higher ed news to get you through the weekend!
The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that average student debt at graduation now nears $30,000.
The American Studies Association has voted to support an academic boycott of Israeli institutions. Read about this blow to academic...Continue Reading >>
It is no longer a surprise to hear about college students disregarding free speech by, say, heckling a controversial speaker off stage. But it is something else entirely for a public university’s student government to vote to ban certain speech.
Yet, that is precisely what has happened at the...Continue Reading >>