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

Higher Education Reformers Named to Donor Advisory Board for the Fund for Academic Renewal

March 21, 2017 |

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the Fund for Academic Renewal (FAR) announced the appointment of a distinguished group of education leaders from the frontlines of higher education, philanthropy, and stewardship as inaugural members of its Donor Advisory Board.

A program of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), FAR helps higher education donors translate their philanthropic interests into enhanced opportunities to study crucial areas of the liberal arts that are too often under-supported. The Fund’s innovative approach is to work with donors to launch high-impact projects and to create...

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ACTA Urges Indiana University Trustees to Stand for Academic Freedom

Campus petition to cancel Murray’s remarks violates campus free speech and free expression
April 10, 2017 by Ted Eismeier |

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), a leading higher education reform organization, today sent a letter to the Indiana University Board of Trustees, urging them...

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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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Ted Eismeier
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