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

Podcast: Hanna Holborn Gray

June 2018 by |

Listen in on a remarkable conversation with Hanna Gray, the acclaimed former president of the University of Chicago, and one of the nation’s… Listen Here >>

Getting Philanthropic Returns

March 2018 by Christine Ravold |

What do philanthropists and investors have in common? A lot more than you’d think. A new generation of “venture philanthropists” are looking… Listen Here >>

Search