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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.

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Losing the Idea of Liberal Education

September 21, 2005 by ACTA|

It has become commonplace to lament the decline of liberal education in the United States. We criticize colleges for abandoning their mission, for becoming excessively corporate, on the one hand, and for… Continue Reading >>

Back to Basics

September 6, 2005 by ACTA|

In 2004, ACTA released a report on the disingenuousness of American higher education's claims to provide a strong, broad educational grounding for all students. Entitled Continue Reading >>

Colorado’s New Core Curriculum

July 24, 2005 by ACTA|

Writing for the Rocky Mountain News, ACTA president Anne Neal praises Colorado's return to a more Continue Reading >>

Scraping the Bottom of the Syllabus

July 18, 2005 by ACTA|

The invaluable and intrepid University Diaries has updated her regular feature detailing… Continue Reading >>

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