ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.
Pennsylvania State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon/Monroe) mentioned ACTA's work as he announced legislation to reduce the size of the Penn State’s board of trustees.
Sen. Yudichak mentioned that "exceeding large boards like Penn State, in the words of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, tend to be...Continue Reading >>
ACTA’s fifth edition of What Will They Learn?™ highlights the tremendous disconnect between perception and reality at America’s colleges and universities on issues of cost, curriculum, speech codes and graduation rates. This year’s study showcased 22 institutions that garner an “A” grade for strength of curriculum,...Continue Reading >>
ACTA’s fifth edition highlights the disconnect between perception and reality at America's colleges and universities.Continue Reading >>
Here's what's going on in the world of higher ed:
The Chronicle of Higher Education has released its list of the year's most influential players in higher ed. Check it out here.
The Pope Center's George Leef explores why college students have such poor writing skills.
Over at Forbes.com,...Continue Reading >>
At Harvard, the hard part is getting in. Once you’re there, it’s smooth sailing.
Last week, the Harvard Crimson reported that the median grade at Harvard College is an A-, and the most common grade awarded is a straight A. This news of massive grade inflation at one of America’s premier...Continue Reading >>