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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New ACTA Initiative Honors “Heroes of Intellectual Freedom”

June 5, 2019 |
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) has launched “Heroes of Intellectual Freedom,” which highlights stories of principled individuals who have thoughtfully and respectfully argued for academic freedom. As free expression is continually… Continue Reading >>

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 >>

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Academic Freedom Under Attack: A Conversation With Amy Wax

June 2019 |

Even after enduring intense criticism and professional censure for airing her controversial views in public, University of Pennsylvania Law School Professor… Continue Reading >>

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