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 Ed Reform Group Set to Convene Leading Voices on Academic Freedom and Accountability

July 27, 2017 |

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), the leading nonprofit organization advocating for academic freedom, academic excellence, and accountability in higher education, announced the conference theme and the distinguished speakers who will appear at its annual ATHENA Roundtable. Entitled “Restoring Excellence: Ideas that Work for 21st Century College Leadership,” the conference will feature two panel discussions with presentations and commentary by nationally renowned higher education leaders and policymakers.

Moderated by Catherine Rampell, opinion...

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ACTA Statements

ACTA Cheers the Modern Language Association’s Decisive Vote Opposing BDS

June 15, 2017 by Christine Ravold |

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) today offered strong praise for members of the Modern Language Association (MLA), who overwhelmingly voted to refrain from an...

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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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Christine Ravold
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