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ACTA, Martin Center Announce New Course Development Grants in Free Enterprise

April 18, 2022 Download PDF

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) and the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal (Martin Center) are pleased to announce that we are working with an anonymous donor to offer grants for faculty at public universities in North Carolina to develop new courses and course material on free enterprise.  

Our aim is to advance the teaching and study of free-market economics and capitalism within the state of North Carolina and ensure that more students graduate with an understanding of these fields.  

We invite faculty in business and related disciplines to submit proposals by emailing Emily Koons Jae ( Please reference the Call for Proposals for further details. Submissions will be considered on a rolling basis from May 1 to June 15, 2022


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