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.

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Top Higher Ed Leader Publishes New Book Designed to Crack the Code of Finding the Right College

September 11, 2017 |

WASHINGTON, DC—Anne D. Neal, senior fellow and president emerita of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), published her first book, What’s a Parent to Do? How to Help Your Child Select the Right College (Rowman & Littlefield, 138 pages, $30.00).

With over 20 years of experience in higher education advocacy and scholarship, Ms. Neal's book guides parents through the challenges of the college search, providing behind-the-scenes insight into aspects of higher education that colleges don’t advertise on admissions brochures. Ms. Neal attended Harvard University and Harvard Law...

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ACTA Praises Department of Education Decision to Revisit Title IX Guidance

September 7, 2017 by Christine Ravold |

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) today praised the U.S. Department of Education’s decision to replace its current guidance on campus sexual assault and submit new...

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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 >>

Karen Hyman, Senior Vice President of Policy and Programs

Karen Hyman began with ACTA as its Senior Vice President of Policy and Programs upon moving to the DC area in 2017. Continue Reading >>

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Christine Ravold
Program Officer, Communications
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202.467.6787
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