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.

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Give like Beyoncé—Or Better!

May 19, 2017 by Christine Ravold|

Beyoncé’s recently announced Formation Scholars program signals a new trend in philanthropy. Instead of just writing… Continue Reading >>

Free Tuition Won’t Cure What Ails Higher Education

May 10, 2017 by Jacqueline Pfeffer Merrill|

So Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “free” college tuition plan—the Excelsior Scholarship—is now reality. While the fanfare has died down, New Yorkers and policy watchers across the country… Continue Reading >>

ACTA Leaders Join Drs. Robert George and Cornel West in Defending Free Expression

April 7, 2017 by Christine Ravold|

When Middlebury College greeted Charles Murray, a prominent political scientist and the American Enterprise Institute’s W.H. Brady Scholar, with disruptive… Continue Reading >>

Preventing the Next Middlebury

March 21, 2017 by Ted Eismeier |

Threats to free speech have been all over the news in the world of higher education. Disinvitations, no-platforming and shouting down speakers have become all too frequent, a tragic “new normal”… Continue Reading >>

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Richard Spencer Allowed to Speak at Michigan State

Inside Higher Ed, Jeremy Bauer-Wolf

Pressures of College for Single Mothers

The Atlantic, Emily Hanford and Alex Baumhardt

Higher Ed Value is Important

Real Clear Education, Tamara Hiler

Utah Valley University Serves Dual Purpose

Inside Higher Ed, Paul Fain

Online Education has Room for Improvement

Education Dive, Jeremy House

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