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.

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 >>

College in Crisis: What’s Wrong with Higher Education?

October 2013 by ACTA |

This video synopsis of the What Will They Learn? study of core curricula at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the country reveals information… Watch the Video >>

A Higher Bar for Higher Ed

Reforming Accreditation for the 21st Century
September 2013 |

Reformers agree that higher education accreditation needs improving, especially around the areas of increased data, reliable measures of student outcomes, and… Watch the Video >>

Keeping College within Reach

Discussing Program Quality through Accreditation
June 2013 |

ACTA president Anne D. Neal testified before the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training, part of the Committee on Education and the Workforce… Watch the Video >>

ATHENA Roundtable Presentations 2012

November 2012 |

If you were unable to attend our annual conference or would like to replay your favorite speakers, visit ACTA's YouTube channelWatch the Video >>

The $200,000 Fraud?

October 2012 by ACTA |

This video synopsis of the What Will They Learn? study of core curricula at more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the country reveals information… Watch the Video >>

What’s going on in California?

June 2012 by ACTA |

A video overview of ACTA’s recent report Best Laid Plans examines the alarming state of higher ed in the Golden State and what the public can do… Watch the Video >>

ATHENA Roundtable Presentations 2011

November 2011 by ACTA |

If you were unable to attend our annual conference or would like to replay your favorite speakers, visit ACTA's YouTube channelWatch the Video >>

How to Think or What to Think?

A Case Study from Missouri for College Trustees
July 2009 by ACTA’s Institute for Effective Governance |

The second in ACTA's series of DVD trustee guides, this shows a key campus challenge in living color. How to Think or What to Think? tells the story… Watch the Video >>

Orientation or Indoctrination?

The University of Delaware's Troubling Residential Life Program and Trustee Responsibility
March 2009 by ACTA’s Institute for Effective Governance |

This guide for trustees is actually a DVD showing a key campus challenge in living color. The issue in view is the University of Delaware's dormitory "curriculum"… Watch the Video >>

Indoctrinate U

Our Education. Their Politics.
March 2007 by Evan Coyne Maloney |

Documentary filmmaker Evan Coyne Maloney investigates political censorship at colleges and universities in the United States. The landmark motion… Watch the Video >>

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