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Celebrating the Liberal Arts: The Merrill Award at 10

November 7, 2014 by ACTA

2014 marks the 10th anniversary of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni's Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education. This video, a reflection on a decade of rewarding excellence in the liberal arts, was screened at the 10th Annual Merrill Award Gala Dinner. The Merrill Award is presented annually to an individual who has made an extraordinary contribution to the advancement of liberal arts education, core curricula, and the teaching of Western civilization and American history.


Launched in 1995, we are the only organization that works with alumni, donors, trustees, and education leaders across the United States to support liberal arts education, uphold high academic standards, safeguard the free exchange of ideas on campus, and ensure that the next generation receives an intellectually rich, high-quality college education at an affordable price.

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