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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.

Requesting Nominations

April 29, 2009 by Noah Mamis

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni seeks nominations for the Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education.

The prize is awarded annually to an individual who has made an extraordinary contribution to the advancement of liberal arts education, core curricula, and the teaching of Western civilization and American history.

The Award is named in honor of Philip Merrill, a distinguished public servant, businessman, and philanthropist, who tirelessly supported and affirmed the importance off academic excellence and a common core of learning in a free society. The nomination form is available here.

The deadline for submission is June 1, 2009.

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