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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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California Cronies

November 7, 2005 by ACTA|

The resignation of University of California provost M.R.C. Greenwood is making national news--but Greenwood's story ought… Continue Reading >>

Ideological Corruption Among University Presidents

September 27, 2005 by ACTA|

American University president Ben Ladner may be in the Continue Reading >>

Federal Focus on Higher Ed

September 19, 2005 by ACTA|

The federal government is responsible for about a third of higher education spending in the U.S., which it does in the form of research grants and student financial aid programs. That investment is far… Continue Reading >>

Lack of Transparency at Cornell

September 15, 2005 by ACTA|

Last spring, Cornell University president and alumnus Jeffrey Lehman stepped down after only two years on… Continue Reading >>

Changing of the Guard

August 9, 2005 by ACTA|

As the fall term approaches, boards of trustees across the country are cleaning house.

In Colorado, the Adams State College board of trustees has announced Continue Reading >>

What Doesn’t Kill a University ...

August 5, 2005 by ACTA|

... makes it stronger. Or that's what the University of Colorado at Boulder would have the public believe. Boulder's interim president, Hank Brown, announced Tuesday that the university is entering… Continue Reading >>

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Opinion: Great Books for a Brainwashing

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Has College Gotten Too Easy?

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The Consequences of the Government Shutdown for Higher Ed

Chronicle of Higher Education, Lindsay Ellis and Lily Jackson 

College Bloat Meets ‘The Blade’

Wall Street Journal, Tunku Varadarajan

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