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.

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Austin Salon with Wallace Hall

May 23, 2019 |
On Wednesday, June 12, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) and the Texas Public Policy Foundation will host a luncheon and discussion at the Foundation’s headquarters (901 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX), starting at noon. We will be discussing… Continue Reading >>

Samuel Abrams and Paul Levy: Academic Freedom Under Attack

April 22, 2019 |
When Professor Samuel Abrams of Sarah Lawrence College wrote an opinion piece for the New York Times in October 2018, he didn't expect a stunning backlash from students, faculty and administrators. The episode has become one of the hottest touchpoints… Continue Reading >>

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Kai Fox: Igniting Change on Campus With Students for Free Expression

May 2019 |

Kai Fox, a rising junior at American University who serves as the CEO for Students for Free Expression, outlines his group's mission to build a student-led… Continue Reading >>

ACTA'S BLOG: THE FORUM
A TOWN SQUARE FOR HIGHER ED

Test Your Knowledge: American Government

May 22, 2019 by Elliott Cole

Boosting a Culture of Free Expression in Michigan

May 21, 2019 by Connor Murnane

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