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: Students Demand Low Standards

August 8, 2014 by ACTA

ACTA President Anne Neal's appearance on PBS Newshour to discuss campus sexual assault garnered attention today.

At Princeton and Wellesley, grade inflation proves difficult to tackle, entrenched in student culture.

Otterbein University's campus police is real law enforcement, even when it comes to information requests. 

Why a school's net price may depend on who's asking

George Leef discusses the decline of educational standards and why higher ed became a consumer good rather than a serious scholarly endeavor.

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