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

Fund for Academic Renewal Adds Talent to Its Growing Operation

June 21, 2017 |

WASHINGTON, DC—The Fund for Academic Renewal (FAR), a program of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, announced today the hiring of Mr. Rushad Thomas as its new program manager. Mr. Thomas will support FAR’s expansion through research, outreach to donors and faculty, and the development of special programming and events designed to support academic excellence and intellectual openness in American higher education.

Thomas previously served as a program and editorial associate at the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation in Plymouth, Vermont. There, he was responsible for developing...

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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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