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.

Reports

Addressing College Drinking and Drug Use

June 2019 by Amelia Arria & Greta Wagley |

As colleges and universities acknowledge the connection between behavioral health and student success, ACTA releases this powerful report calling for a new level… Continue Reading >>

Guides & Essays

Asking Questions, Getting Answers

A Guide for Higher Ed Trustees
May 2019 by ACTA’s Institute for Effective Governance |

This guide, updated in 2019, outlines some of the key questions trustees should ask regarding the academic and financial operations of their institutions. Institutions… Continue Reading >>

Speeches & Testimony

Re-liberalizing the Liberal Arts

November 2018 |

Remarks by Mitchell E. Daniels,Jr., president of Purdue University, upon accepting the 2018 Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education. The award was presented on October 12, 2018.

Newsletters

Inside Academe Vol. XXIV No. 3

June 2019 by ACTA |

Front Page: José Cabranes to be Honored with Merrill Award. ACTA is pleased to announce the winner of our 2019 Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education, The Honorable José A. Cabranes, who will receive the award at our 2019 ATHENA Merrill Award Gala.

Surveys

Electoral & Economic Literacy Survey

October 2016 by ACTA |

Just in time for the 2016 general election, ACTA released a survey that shows that many Americans lack the basic knowledge they need to participate in the most… Continue Reading >>

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