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.

HIGHER ED NOW: A Multimedia Resource

In addition to its extensive library of printed materials for trustees, alumni, policymakers, students, and parents, ACTA offers a series of videos and podcasts on topics of academic excellence, academic freedom, and accountability.

Videos

Liberal Arts, Free Expression, and the Demosthenes-Feynman Trap

November 2017 by ACTA |

Robert J. Zimmer, president of the University of Chicago, is the recipient of the 2017 Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts...

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Tributes to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer

November 2017 by ACTA |

New York Times columnist, Bret Stephens; Columbia University professor and provost emeritus, Jonathan R. Cole; and philanthropist and business leader, David...

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Podcasts

Culture, Confidence, and Consumerism in Higher Education

November 2017 by Christine Ravold |

Financial pressures and technological innovations all contribute to an unpredictable higher education landscape, but these obstacles can also present...

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Reinvigorating the Humanities in American Life

September 2017 by Christine Ravold |

Some say the humanities have lost their way. But there is hope for the future. Can developments in the digital humanities bring about a renaissance in the way...

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In Memoriam: Joseph Fulcher

October 16, 2017 by Karen Hyman