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Inside Academe Vol. XXVI No. 4

September 1, 2021 by ACTA Download PDF

Front Page: ACTA White Paper—Colleges Must Prioritize Access, Not Excess. In August, ACTA released The Cost of Excess: Why Colleges and Universities Must Control Runaway Spending. This white paper, featuring original research by ACTA’s analysts in our Trustee & Government Affairs Department, comes at an important moment, with the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic forcing colleges and universities across the country finally to reckon with decades of irresponsible spending.


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