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.

Publications: Speeches & Testimony


Reclaiming Excellence


January 2016

Remarks by The Honorable Hank Brown—former U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and president emeritus of the University of Colorado—upon accepting the 2015 Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education. The award was presented on October 16, 2015 at ACTA's 20th Anniversary celebration.