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.

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More than 2/3 of Top U.S. Colleges Fail to Require History Majors to Take a Course on U.S. History

June 29, 2016 |

WASHINGTON, D.C.Less than one-third of the colleges and universities in the United States annually ranked as the country’s best schools require students pursuing a degree in history to take a single course in American history. This finding comes from a shocking new report issued today by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA).

Just as Fourth of July celebrations are set to begin, the new ACTA report No U.S. History? How College History Departments Leave the United States out of the Major shows that only 23 undergraduate history programs at the U.S. News & World Report’s top...

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Anne D. Neal’s Statement on Final Clubs

May 16, 2016 by Anne D. Neal |

Harvard University’s decision to penalize students who join single-sex clubs off campus violates the most basic principles of freedom of association and marks a vast overreach by Harvard’s...

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Leadership

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Michael B. Poliakoff, Vice President of Policy

Dr. Poliakoff became part of the ACTA team in March 2010. He oversees ACTA's programming and publications and works directly with our constituents on behalf Continue Reading >>

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