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

Sean Decatur: Kenyon College’s Leader Thrives on Science and Liberal Arts

February 2019 by |

Sean Decatur, the dynamic President of Kenyon College, sat down with Erik Gross (a Kenyon alumnus) to delve into the virtues of a liberal… Listen Here >>

Robert Kelchen: Exploring Higher Ed Accountability

February 2019 by |

Seton Hall University Professor Robert Kelchen explores higher ed accountability, and explains how accreditation practices, private-sector interests,… Listen Here >>

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What’s Hot in Higher Ed 2/1/19

February 1, 2019 by Erik Gross

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January 28, 2019 by Nathaniel Urban