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

Mixed Grades for America’s Colleges and Universities Reflect An Uneven Commitment to Liberal Arts Curricula

September 18, 2018 |

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) has released the 10th edition of its flagship annual survey of college general education curricula, What Will They Learn?, highlighting the wide disparity in academic standards across the country.

What Will They Learn? reviews the core curricula of over 1,100 four-year public and private institutions across the country to determine the rigor of each school’s general education program. Ratings are based on how many of the following seven core subjects are included… Continue Reading >>

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ACTA Statements

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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