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 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 history, Western Civilization, and the Great Books. The Oases of Excellence project includes over 60 programs at a wide range of institutions and serves as a valuable resource for alumni and donors committed to supporting a traditional liberal education. Today, we are pleased to announce that the University of Montana’s Project on American Democracy & Citizenship (PADC) has joined… Continue Reading >>

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Trump Administration Moves to Address Campus Anti-Semitism

December 13, 2019 by Michael Poliakoff |

On Wednesday, December 11, President Trump signed the “Executive Order on Combating Anti-Semitism,” a measure designed to counter anti-Semitism at colleges and universities eligible to receive… 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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