ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.
ACTA today filed an amicus brief in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals highlighting concerns about the unconstitutional delegation of unchecked power to accrediting agencies, which are private organizations composed largely of education industry stakeholders. ACTA argues that delegation to a private party withContinue Reading >>
ACTA has taken to the pages of the Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle and Austin American-Statesman as the voice of responsible governance in the ongoing story at the University of Texas. In a statement, ACTA president Anne Neal defended the decision to seek the removal of a president when he and the board areContinue Reading >>
A study of top American public universities reveals a failure to provide high academic quality at a reasonable price.Continue Reading >>
ACTA's Michael Poliakoff takes on accreditors over at Real Clear Policy.
Harvard has reformed its sexual assault policy. Rather than law enforcement, nurses, and attorneys, it will be carried out by "investigators," "advisors," and a "school designee."
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What's the best way to rank colleges? Affordability may be today's favorite metric.
Should those outside the Ivory Tower take plagarism more seriously?
Another suggestion for saving the humanities. Shutter the business schools.
Do you really need a four-year degree to succeed?
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