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.

ACTA In the News

Ongoing Free Speech Lawsuit Against UIllinois Draws Broad Support

Campus Reform
November 14, 2019 by Adam Sabes |
Five organizations have filed amicus briefs supporting a lawsuit filed by a free speech nonprofit over “unconstitutional” free speech policies at the University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign. Speech First sued… Continue Reading >>

Press Releases

ACTA Announces the Project on American Democracy & Citizenship at the University of Montana as Oasis of Excellence

November 11, 2019 |

Washington, DC – In 2014, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) began honoring outstanding programs at colleges and universities across the country that promote the study of American… Continue Reading >>

ACTA Statements

Former ACTA Board Member Edwin Meese Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

October 11, 2019 |

On Wednesday, October 9, at a White House ceremony, the Honorable Edwin Meese III received the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. President Donald Trump praised the former… Continue Reading >>

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