ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.
Mr. Barden works closely with the Vice President of Operations to manage planning, organization, and implementation of ACTA's administrative systems. He received a B.A. in Classical Liberal Arts from Patrick Henry College in 2014 and completed academic residency at the John Jay Institute in May 2016. Prior to joining ACTA, he worked as a college admissions counselor and as education coordinator for a political nonprofit. He enjoys skiing, indie music, and teaching civics to high school students.