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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: Questioning Statistics on Sexual Assault

September 22, 2014 by ACTA

Time Magazine breaks down the sexual assault statistics that are driving the national discussion on campus safety. 

Test score requirements and other common-sense admissions standards are dropping like flies. Yet another school has gone test-optional.

Cornell's president calls for balanced change in higher ed.

A look at why UNC, while supposedly committed to efficiency in program offerings, won't cut struggling departments.

Student groups have less autonomy than ever. Harvey Silverglate discusses how new restrictions violate the Constitutional right to free association.

And finally some good news about due process in campus disciplinary procedures.

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