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.

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Here you will find media resources including ACTA’s press releases, statements, history, and information on ACTA’s leadership.

Latest Press Release

ACTA Files Amicus Brief in Support of Speech First in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit

August 19, 2019 |

Washington, DC – The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) filed an amicus brief for the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Joined by the Independent Women’s Forum (IWF), the brief supports Speech First in its legal battle with the University of Texas-Austin.

ACTA and IWF believe that UT-Austin’s Campus Climate Response Teams and speech restrictions have fostered an environment that silences debate and discourse on its campus. The amicus brief reveals the motives and procedures UT-Austin has for limitations of student… Continue Reading >>

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Governor, University Officials Reach Productive Compromise on Budget Cuts

August 16, 2019 by |

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and University of Alaska System officials announced on Tuesday that they had reached a compromise agreement to modify the proposed $136 million funding cut to the University… Continue Reading >>

Leadership

Michael B. Poliakoff, President

Dr. Poliakoff became part of the ACTA team in March 2010 as the vice president of policy, and became ACTA's third president on July 1, 2016. Continue Reading >>



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