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

Purdue University President Is Honored with ACTA’s Merrill Award

October 16, 2018 |

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) announced that Purdue University President Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. was honored with its most prestigious award, recognizing his extraordinary leadership in promoting academic freedom, academic excellence, and cost-effective, efficient administration. 

On October 12, 2018, ACTA presented President Daniels with the 2018 Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education. The selection of President Daniels, recommended by a committee of distinguished educators… Continue Reading >>

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ACTA President Addresses Department of Education Session on Accreditation

September 6, 2018 by Doug Sprei |

WASHINGTON, DC—ACTA President Dr. Michael Poliakoff today urged the U.S. Department of Education to act on reforming the nation’s system of accreditation, citing declining… Continue Reading >>

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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