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

Higher Education Reform Group Welcomes New Chief of Policy and Programs

July 20, 2017 |

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), the leading independent nonprofit higher education advocacy organization, announced the addition of Karen Hyman as the organization’s vice president of policy and programs. Hyman brings extensive experience in higher education research, planning, policy, and reform. A creative developer of academic programming and curricula, she will lead the development of ACTA’s publications, campaigns, and initiatives to promote academic freedom, excellence, and accountability.

“Karen Hyman brings immense skill as an academic professional...

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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
Director of Communications
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Christine Ravold
Program Officer, Communications
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