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

Accreditation on the Edge

October 2018 |

In this recent publication from John Hopkins University Press, authors Susan D. Phillips and Kevin Kinser brought "together the expertise of different stakeholders to illustrate… Continue Reading >>

Guides & Essays

Guarding the Freedom to Speak, Freedom to Hear

A Guide for Higher Education Trustees
October 2018 by Joyce Lee Malcolm |

ACTA's new guide for higher education trustees, Guarding the Freedom to Speak, Freedom to Hear by Professor Joyce Lee Malcolm of the Antonin Scalia Law… 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. 1

November 2018 |

Front Page: Leaders Meets at 22nd ATHENA Roundtable First Principles of Higher Education Leadership—Protecting Freedom, Safeguarding Value. On October 12, 130 ACTA friends, including 17 students, came together for engaged discussion and problem solving at our 2018 ATHENA Roundtable. 

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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ACTA'S BLOG:
THE FORUM

This Week in Higher Ed 12/14

December 14, 2018 by Erik Gross

Liberal Education and the Examined Life

December 10, 2018 by Erik Gross

This Week in Higher Ed 12/7

December 7, 2018 by Erik Gross