ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni is calling on the trustees and administration of Bowdoin College to raise their academic standards by addressing deficiencies in their core curriculum that leave students with critical gaps in their skills and knowledge.
Several weeks ago, Bowdoin College President Barry Mills contacted ACTA to challenge the school’s “F” rating in the Continue Reading >>
Washington, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni will host a conference tomorrow in New York City on academic freedom in crisis. The conference, coupled with a report on the same subject, comes at a time when political correctness is rampant, graduation speakers are disinvited, and campus speech codes threaten the free exchange…Continue Reading >>
This brochure describes several nationally-normed assessments that colleges can use to measure the overall intellectual growth of their students.Continue Reading >>
Last week’s announcement that University of Hawaii President M.R.C. Greenwood will be retiring comes as no surprise to those watching the already tumultuous year at the state’s public university system. … Continue Reading >>