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.

Higher Ed News Roundup: Accreditation under Scrutiny

September 12, 2014 by ACTA

Accreditation reform is getting a closer look a panel discussion this month. ACTA's Anne Neal is a panelist. 

Yale's William F. Buckley Jr. Program won't budge on controversial speaker despite student complaints. That's good news given how quickly some bow to student pressure. 

College sexual assault procedures fail victims in many ways. Taken together these failures illustrate a clear lack of legal expertise and sophistication.

George Leef discusses some worrying examples of policies aimed quashing free thought.

We live in a highly specialized world, so why do so many schools offer a buffet of disparate 

An existential question in college sports: is the NCAA worth fixing

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