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.

Videos

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.

Four Financial Questions Trustees Must Ask

November 2015 by ACTA’s Institute for Effective Governance |

ACTA is proud to present “Four Financial Questions Trustees Must Ask,” the latest episode in our Higher Ed Now multimedia series for trustees. In… Watch the Video >>

Temperate Radicals: 20 Years Fighting for Higher Education Reform

October 2015 by ACTA |

Temperate Radicals documents ACTA's two-decade long fight for higher education reform. ACTA continues to work for academic excellence, academic… Watch the Video >>

Class of 2040:

What Will They Learn and At What Cost?
October 2015 |

Watch Pulitzer Prize winning historian David McCullough, Purdue president Mitch Daniels, professor and author Richard… Watch the Video >>

Whom Does the College Trustee Serve?

September 2015 by ACTA’s Institute for Effective Governance |

Higher Ed Now, ACTA’s multimedia series for trustees, is pleased to present the three-part program, “Whom Does the College Trustee Serve?” In… Watch the Video >>

ACTA President Anne Neal featured on Wall Street Journal Live

August 2015 by ACTA |

On August 19th, Mary Kissel interviewed Anne Neal on her WSJLive show Opinion Journal about why trustees need to put the public interest first.… Watch the Video >>

ACTA Testifies before the U.S. Senate HELP Committee

June 2015 by Anne D. Neal |

ACTA President Anne D. Neal provided testimony to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions at their June 17 hearing on higher education… Watch the Video >>

ACTA Testifies Before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

May 2015 |

ACTA has repeatedly documented that the system of higher education accreditation is a barrier to innovation, improvement, and accountability at colleges and universities.… Watch the Video >>

Best Practices in Athletic Oversight

May 2015 by ACTA’s Institute for Effective Governance |

The first installment of ACTA’s new web series, this video presents best practices on the contentious issue of college athletics and affordability. After… Watch the Video >>

ACTA in 2014: New Heights for Higher Ed

January 2015 |

Look back on ACTA's greatest accomplishments and biggest events in 2014 with this year-end video collage. We've had a busy year, and we're thankful… Watch the Video >>

ATHENA Roundtable Presentations 2014

November 2014 |

ACTA's ATHENA Roundtable is a gathering of influential college and university trustees, educators, state policymakers, and alumni leaders from around the… Watch the Video >>

Celebrating the Liberal Arts: The Merrill Award at 10

November 2014 |

2014 marks the 10th anniversary of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni's Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education.… Watch the Video >>

Political Correctness and the Problems for Academic Freedom

October 2014 |

On October 3, 2014, ACTA President Anne Neal delivered a speech at the City Club of Cleveland addressing the threat political correctness poses to academic freedom… Watch the Video >>

The Costs of College

September 2014 |

The "Costs of College" is a new video featuring ACTA president Anne D. Neal and vice president of policy Michael Poliakoff. The film explores the rising cost… Watch the Video >>

Governance for a New Era

A Blueprint for Higher Education Trustees
August 2014 |

CUNY Board Chairman and former Yale President Benno Schmidt led a discussion at the National Press Club about Watch the Video >>

ATHENA Roundtable Presentations 2013

November 2013 |

ACTA's ATHENA Roundtable—a gathering of influential college and university trustees, educators, state policymakers, and alumni leaders from around the… Watch the Video >>

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