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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: Majoring in Leisure

September 25, 2014 by ACTA

What does it say that there is now little discernible difference between a resort and a college?

Online-education provider Udacity is gearing up for a major expansion. Watch out status quo.

The push for accreditation reform is gaining steam.

UNC recently hosted their sixth annual First Amendment Day. Here’s the Daily Tar Heel’s interview with keynote speaker Greg Lukianoff.

The EDUCAUSE 2014 conference will feature many great speakers, including Clayton Christensen.

And a laugh at the high costs of higher ed. Perhaps to keep from crying.
 

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