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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Our Initiatives:

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

What's New

New Podcast with April Lawson

August 14, 2019 |
April Lawson is a guiding light and director of debates at Better Angels, a remarkable national organization that has surged into the spotlight by effectively teaching citizens to combat polarization and restore civil dialogue across America. April's leadership… Continue Reading >>

ACTA’s Nathaniel Urban Publishes in The Federalist

August 8, 2019 |
ACTA's program manager for curricular improvement, Nathaniel Urban, wrote a piece in The Federalist titled "Teacher Fired For Praising The West As Bringing 'The Greatest Good to The Most' People."  To read the full article, click here >>  Continue Reading >>

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April Lawson: Leading Better Angels Debates to Depolarize America

August 2019 |

April Lawson is a guiding light and director of debates at Better Angels, a remarkable national organization that has surged into the spotlight by effectively… Continue Reading >>

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

William Luther on Economics and the Liberal Arts

August 14, 2019 by Erik Gross

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Upcoming Events

Sep
27
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18

ATHENA Roundtable 2019

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