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 Statements

Higher Ed Accountability Watchdog Urges UC Regents Not to Raise the Cap on Out-of-State Students

ACTA warns that band-aid solution doesn’t benefit Californians squeezed out of elite UC campuses
March 13, 2017 by |

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), a national higher education accountability group based in Washington, DC, criticized a proposal to cap out-of-state...

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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 >>

Kenneth Kolson, Vice President of Policy and Programs

Dr. Kolson joined ACTA in July 2016. He previously served as director of the Washington Academic Internship Program for the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, The Ohio State University. Continue Reading >>

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Christine Ravold
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