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

Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. Receives 2018 Philip Merrill Award

November 2018 |

Purdue President Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. received the Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education. Under his leadership, Purdue… Watch the Video >>

Paul Levy Honored for Excellence in College Trusteeship

November 2018 |

ACTA presented the Jerry L. Martin Prize for Excellence in College Trusteeship to Paul S. Levy, a former trustee at the University of Pennsylvania, for his steadfast… Watch the Video >>

Podcasts

What Will They Learn? Preparing Students for the 21st Century Marketplace

December 2018 by |

Now in its 10th year, What Will They Learn is one of ACTA’s most courageous and groundbreaking initiatives. It takes a penetrating look at more… Listen Here >>

Michael Horn: Accreditation on the Edge

November 2018 by |

The vastly complex accreditation system in higher education is a gateway to more than $120 billion in annual federal student aid—and it is urgently in need… Listen Here >>

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ACTA'S BLOG:
THE FORUM

This Week in Higher Ed 12/14

December 14, 2018 by Erik Gross

Liberal Education and the Examined Life

December 10, 2018 by Erik Gross

This Week in Higher Ed 12/7

December 7, 2018 by Erik Gross