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

A Crisis in Civic Education

The Chronicle of Higher Education
October 10, 2018 by Michael Poliakoff |
To the Editor: In “Obituary for a Billion-Dollar Boondoggle” (The Chronicle Review, September 16), Sam Wineburg failed to acknowledge the urgent crisis in civic education that America faces today. Shooting… Continue Reading >>

Press Releases

Purdue University President Is Honored with ACTA’s Merrill Award

October 16, 2018 |

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) announced that Purdue University President Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. was honored with its most prestigious… Continue Reading >>

ACTA Statements

ACTA President Addresses Department of Education Session on Accreditation

September 6, 2018 by Doug Sprei |

WASHINGTON, DC—ACTA President Dr. Michael Poliakoff today urged the U.S. Department of Education to act on reforming the nation’s system of accreditation, citing declining… Continue Reading >>

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