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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  • Fund for Academic Renewal

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

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ACTA Urges Claremont McKenna’s Board to Stand for Academic Freedom

April 25, 2017 |

In response to recent events at Claremont McKenna College (CMC), ACTA reached out to the college's board of trustees, calling on them to take additional steps to protect academic freedom and freedom of expression on campus.

Earlier this month, student protestors disrupted a presentation by Heather MacDonald, an

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ACTA Calls Upon Indiana University to Stand for First Principles

April 11, 2017 |

In the face of mounting resistance to Charles Murray’s impending visit to Indiana University─Bloomington, ACTA reached out to the Indiana University (IU) Board of Trustees. ACTA encouraged the board to take precautions, such as staffing sufficient numbers of security officers and reminding students of the university

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Preserving the Values of the West / The Decline and Fall of History

March 2017 |

Remarks by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a fellow of the Future of Democracy Project at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and founder of the AHA Foundation,...

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The Real March Madness

March 2017 by Christine Ravold |

How's your NCAA March Madness bracket doing? College sports aren't just about the thrill of victory anymore. Over the years, more and more respected college...

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