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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Four Things Every Every American Should Know About the Declaration of Independence

July 5, 2019 |
"Every month brings new evidence that Americans don't know their history -- and that colleges and universities aren't teaching it," writes ACTA's Director of Academic Affairs, Jonathan Pidluzny in The American Mind. For the full article, click… Continue Reading >>

ACTA Writes in Cincinnati Enquirer on Donors’ Duty to Protect Free Speech

July 3, 2019 |
ACTA President Michael Poliakoff and philanthropist John Altman co-authored an op-ed piece published by the Cincinnati Enquirer that outlines how higher education donors can promote free speech on campus. The roadmap is that of Mr. Altman, who gave $1 million to… Continue Reading >>

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David Corey: Reinvigorating Liberal Education

July 2019 |

David Corey, Professor of Political Science at Baylor University, drives a dialogue with ACTA's Michael Poliakoff and Erik Gross about the vital qualities… Continue Reading >>

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Stress Culture: A Vicious Cycle

July 18, 2019 by Ariana Roberts

The Role of Liberal Arts Education in a Democracy

July 17, 2019 by Joseph Schoffstall

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ATHENA Roundtable 2019

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