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.

  • Campus Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and the BDS Movement

  • Fund for Academic Renewal

  • Higher Ed Now

  • Trustee Guides

Our Initiatives:

ACTA initiatives promote academic quality, affordability, and cost effectiveness in higher education.

What's New

ACTA Releases Groundbreaking Report on Academic Freedom and the BDS Movement

March 9, 2017 |

Campus Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and the Problem of the BDS Movement is ACTA’s latest report for trustees. The Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement—an international political campaign to pressure institutions of higher education to end cultural and economic exchange with the state of Israel—represents a

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ACTA Tells Accreditors to Stay out of State Politics

February 14, 2017 |

ACTA Senior Fellow Anne Neal writes in The Hill about how accountable college accreditors are spending their time playing politics instead of holding colleges accountable. Instead of ensuring educational quality, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) has used its power to meddle in university and

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Preserving the Values of the West / The Decline and Fall of History

March 2017 |

Remarks by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a fellow of the Future of Democracy Project at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and founder of the AHA Foundation,...

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Presidential History and Pop Culture

February 2017 by Christine Ravold |

February is a month brimming with history. David Bruce Smith, founder and president of The Grateful American Foundation, rejoins Higher Ed Now with ACTA...

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ACTA'S BLOG: THE FORUM
A TOWN SQUARE FOR HIGHER ED

Preventing the Next Middlebury

March 21, 2017 by Ted Eismeier

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