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: Reminder

September 30, 2014 by ACTA

Here's your daily reminder that the world of higher ed is changing...and rapidly.

Another reason the top-ranked school might not be worth the extra tuition dollars.

With calls for civility echoing across campuses, it's time for students to grow up.

The Aspen Institute's new toolkit for presidential searches should empower trustees to re-engage with this crucial duty.

Out of control spending and salaries and the aristocracy of university administrators.

A study on job outcomes for economics majors shows strong returns. Perhaps more schools should require basic economics for all students.

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