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

Liberal Arts Colleges Spend Twice as Much on Bureaucracy Compared to the Ivies

August 13, 2019 |

Washington, DC – Research conducted by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) and experts in college financing reveals that the top 25 liberal arts colleges in U.S. News & World Report spend on average twice as much on administrative expenses compared to Ivy League universities. The impact of increased administration on educational quality is dubious. This raises the question: Are students and parents paying for a better education, or for an inefficient bureaucracy?

The top 25 liberal arts colleges according to U.S. News & World Report (excluding… Continue Reading >>

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ACTA Statements

Governor, University Officials Reach Productive Compromise on Budget Cuts

August 16, 2019 by |

Alaska Governor Mike Dunleavy and University of Alaska System officials announced on Tuesday that they had reached a compromise agreement to modify the proposed $136 million funding cut to the University… 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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