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.

ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

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

What's New

“What Will They Learn?” Launches New Website, 2019-2020 Data

September 16, 2019 |
ACTA has launched the 2019-2020 edition of its annual What Will They Learn? report, complete with a new website. To check out the new site, click here >>  Continue Reading >>

ACTA Releases Civics Survey

September 10, 2019 |
ACTA conducted a national survey to gage public knowledge on U.S. history and government, and the results are startling. To read the full survey, click here >>  Continue Reading >>

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Everything to Gain: How Higher Education Leadership Can Confront Substance Use and Enable Student Success

November 18, 2019 | All Day


Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, Boston, MA

Hosted by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) and the Mary Christie Foundation, with support from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, we are proud… Continue Reading >>

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Upcoming Events

Oct
18

ATHENA Roundtable 2019

Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center, Washington, DC
Nov
18