ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

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Here you will find media resources including ACTA’s press releases, statements, history, and information on ACTA’s leadership.

Latest Press Release

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CUNY Administration Does the Right Thing for Students

January 15, 2016 |

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Students at the City University of New York owe a big thanks to the school’s administration, which, this week, blocked implementation of a misguided overhaul of the CUNY general education curriculum. CUNY institutions, like Brooklyn College, have long set a national standard for offering a rigorous set of foundational core courses guaranteed to prepare students for success after graduation.

Recent plans approved by the CUNY Faculty Senate would have diluted that core and allowed students to graduate with vast gaps in their skills and knowledge. In a statement issued in...

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Fact Sheet

ACTA by the Numbers

Backgrounder

Our Story & Initiatives

ACTA Statements

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ACTA Praises AAUP Report, “The History, Uses and Abuses of Title IX”; Outlines Litigation Option

March 25, 2016 by Anne D. Neal |

Let us join in the chorus of those praising the recent American Association of University Professors (AAUP) statement, “The History, Uses and Abuses of Title IX.”  In it, AAUP rightly criticizes...

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Leadership

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Anne D. Neal, President

Ms. Neal cofounded the American Council of Trustees and Alumni and has been president since 2003.
For over 15 years, Ms. Neal has been a prominent national player in higher education reform Continue Reading >>

Michael B. Poliakoff, Vice President of Policy

Dr. Poliakoff became part of the ACTA team in March 2010. He oversees ACTA's programming and publications and works directly with our constituents on behalf Continue Reading >>

Press Contact

Eron Shosteck
Director of Communications
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202.467.6787
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Christine Ravold
Program Officer, Communications
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