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

Records: JMU allowed former Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling to help create $140,000 job for himself

Richmond Times-Dispatch
December 16, 2018 by Patrick Wilson |
The president of James Madison University allowed former Virginia Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling to help create a job for himself at the school, permitting him to write parts of his own job description. Bolling also arranged for the… Continue Reading >>

Press Releases

Center for Vision & Values Becomes 67th Member of ACTA’s Oases of Excellence Network

November 27, 2018 |

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) today announced the addition of the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College to the Oases… Continue Reading >>

ACTA Statements

South Dakota University System Policy will Promote Free Expression and Intellectual Diversity

December 14, 2018 by Elliott Cole |

The South Dakota University System’s Board of Regents gathered on December 4–6 to update the university system’s policy manual to protect and strengthen freedom of speech and intellectual… Continue Reading >>

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This Week in Higher Ed 12/14

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