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

Preparing to Join a College Board of Trustees

April 2018 by ACTA |

This is the first episode in a series of videos highlighting insights and best practices for college and university trustees. In this video, three distinguished… Watch the Video >>

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 Education.… Watch the Video >>

Podcasts

David Blankenhorn: Depolarizing America with Better Angels

August 2018 by |

ACTA is proudly partnering with Better Angels, a depolarization initiative that has grown explosively and drawn wide media attention since its launch shortly… Listen Here >>

Dr. Fred Beuttler: Historian and Liberal Arts Champion

June 2018 by |

Listen in on an inspiring conversation with Dr. Fred Beuttler, Associate Dean and guiding light behind the University of Chicago’s… Listen Here >>

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Restoring Civility to Our National Discourse

July 25, 2018 by Ryan Ansloan