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: Videos & Webinars


The Costs of College


September 2014

The "Costs of College" is a new video featuring ACTA president Anne D. Neal and vice president of policy Michael Poliakoff. The film explores the rising cost of higher education in America and its effect on indebted graduates. Directed by James Mackenzie and produced by Mary Mackenzie, this short documentary seeks to humanize abstract debates over education policy and the student debt crisis. The film is sponsored by the Moving Picture Institute. View here