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.

A Crisis in Civic Education. Read ACTA's New Report.

A Crisis in Civic Education. Read ACTA's New Report.

ACTA releases a new report: The Cost of Chaos in the Curriculum

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ACTA initiatives promote academic quality, affordability, and cost effectiveness in higher education.

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Saint Katherine College becomes newest What Will They Learn?™ “A” school

May 2, 2016 |

ACTA is excited to announce that Saint Katherine College has earned an “A” from What Will They Learn?™. The small San Diego─based college opened in 2011 and graduated its first class last year. With the addition of Saint Katherine College, California can now boast that it is home to four “A” schools. Read the press

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ACTA Urges UT to Adopt Free Speech Policy

April 27, 2016 |

In late April, ACTA wrote to the University of Texas System urging the regents to adopt the Chicago Principles of Free Expression. At UT–Austin, President Fenves, to his credit, cited the Chicago Principles in his response to disruptive protests. The University of Texas should take this commitment one step further

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A Crisis in Civic Education

January 2016 by ACTA |

The Founders admonished that informed, engaged citizens would be the indispensable guardian of our liberty. ACTA’s surveys, however, administered over the...

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Trusteeship and the Future of Higher Education

March 2016 by ACTA's Institute for Effective Governance |

ACTA is excited to announce the release of "Trusteeship and the Future of Higher Education," the latest video in our Higher Ed Now multimedia series, and the...

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ATHENA Roundtable 2016

The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Hearing Room