The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) congratulates Representative Virginia Foxx on being named chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
ACTA previously worked with...Continue Reading >>
Belle Wheelan, president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and Mark A. Elgart, founding president and chief executive officer of AdvancED, object to the U.S. Department of...Continue Reading >>
“Higher education has to get past the ‘take our word for it’ era,” insists Purdue’s president, Mitch Daniels, in a recent Wall Street Journal interview. The interview reveals a college president who has...Continue Reading >>
Judith Eaton, of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, had an essay published yesterday in which she worried that the proposed Postsecondary Institutions Ratings System (PIRS) could force...Continue Reading >>
In 2010, ACTA joined with other national higher education leaders to urge the Department of Education to study the plight of students whose credits don’t follow them when they transfer schools....Continue Reading >>
Watch ACTA President Anne Neal's commentary on the re-authorization of the Higher Education Act and accreditation reform at the Heritage Foundation yesterday!
Purdue’s innovative president, Mitch...Continue Reading >>
Accreditation reform is getting a closer look a panel discussion this month. ACTA's Anne Neal is a panelist.
Yale's William F. Buckley Jr. Program won't budge on controversial speaker despite student...Continue Reading >>
Every day, the call for college accreditation reform grows louder and louder.
The Higher Education Act (HEA), the statue which governs all federal student loan and grant programs, is up for...Continue Reading >>
ACTA's Michael Poliakoff takes on accreditors over at Real Clear Policy.
Harvard has reformed its sexual assault policy. Rather than law enforcement, nurses, and attorneys, it will be carried out by...Continue Reading >>
Ten years ago, college accreditation reform was a niche issue, of interest only to a small coterie of higher ed reformers. Today, an increasing number of federal lawmakers recognize that accreditation...Continue Reading >>
ACTA filed an amicus brief yesterday challenging the accreditation monopoly’s unchecked power.
Will disruptive innovation ruin the market for education? Some predict yes.
Even for schools that want...Continue Reading >>
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Heat Street, Mike Jensen
Chronicle of Higher Education, Fernanda Zamudio-Suaréz
Inside Higher Ed, Doug Lederman
Times Free Press, Beth J Harpaz
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