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.

  • What Will They Learn 2017

  • How Much Is Too Much? Controlling Administrative Costs Through Effective Oversight

  • Bold Leadership, Real Reform 2.0

  • Trustee Guides

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ACTA initiatives promote academic quality, affordability, and cost effectiveness in higher education.

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Did your college make the grade?

October 17, 2017 |

The 9th edition of What Will They Learn? shows that many college general education programs need serious improvement. Of over 1,100 colleges surveyed, more than half have deficient liberal arts curricula that can leave students without crucial knowledge they need to participate in the 21st century job market or engage

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ACTA Praises the Department of Education

September 7, 2017 |

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced today that the U.S. Department of Education would replace the Department's current guidance on campus sexual assault. Under the "Dear Colleague Letter," campus investigations of sexual misconduct failed to uphold due process. ACTA President Michael Poliakoff praised the

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What Will They Learn? 2017-18

October 2017 by ACTA |

The idealism of the information age has given way to serious concerns about the proliferation of misinformation, which travels faster than you can say “retweet.”...

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Reinvigorating the Humanities in American Life

September 2017 by Christine Ravold |

Some say the humanities have lost their way. But there is hope for the future. Can developments in the digital humanities bring about a renaissance in the way...

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ACTA'S BLOG: THE FORUM
A TOWN SQUARE FOR HIGHER ED

In Memoriam: Joseph Fulcher

October 16, 2017 by Karen Hyman

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