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.

Scholar-in-Residence

Elizabeth D. “Betty” Capaldi Phillips

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni today welcomes the addition of Dr. Capaldi Phillips as ACTA’s scholar-in-residence.  Continue Reading »

 

Council of Scholars

The distinguished professors who comprise ACTA’s Council of Scholars provide guidance on academic policy issues. Small working groups of the Council help ACTA set appropriate standards and criteria for its What Will They Learn?™ core curriculum project.

George E. Andrews
Evan Pugh Professor of Mathematics,
Penn State University
 
Mark Bauerlein
Professor of English,
Emory University
 
Marc Zvi Brettler
Bernice and Morton Lerner Professor
of Judaic Studies, Duke University
 
William Cook
Distinguished Teaching Professor
and Emeritus Professor of History,
SUNY–Geneseo
 
Paul Davies
Professor of Philosophy,
College of William & Mary
 
David C. Doughty, Jr.
Professor of Physics and Provost,
Christopher Newport University
 
William Fagan
Professor and Chair of Biology,
University of Maryland
 
Judith Farr
Professor of English Emerita,
Georgetown University
 
Sidney L. Gulick III
Professor of Mathematics,
University of Maryland
 
Robert “KC” Johnson
Professor of History,
CUNY–Brooklyn College
 
Anatoly M. Khazanov
Ernest Gellner Professor of Anthropology Emeritus, University of Wisconsin; Fellow, British Academy
 
Alan Charles Kors
Henry Charles Lea Professor of History,
University of Pennsylvania
 
Jon D. Levenson
Albert A. List Professor of Jewish Studies, Harvard Divinity School
 
Molly Levine
Professor and Chair of Classics,
Howard University
 
George R. Lucas, Jr.
Distinguished Chair in Ethics Emeritus, U.S. Naval Academy; Professor of Ethics and Public Policy, Graduate School of Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate School
 
Joyce Lee Malcolm
Professor of Law, George Mason University; Fellow, Royal Historical Society
 
Matthew A. Malkan
Professor of Astrophysics,
UCLA
 
Michael Podgursky
Professor of Economics,
University of Missouri
 
James A. Sellers
Professor and Associate Head for Mathematics, Penn State University
 

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