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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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In Memoriam: Michael Novak, 1933–2017

February 17, 2017 by Ken Kolson |

ACTA mourns the loss of Michael Novak, a renowned Catholic philosopher and diplomat, as well as a beloved teacher and family man. A graduate of Stonehill College, the Pontifical Gregorian University in...

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In Memoriam: James T. Neal, 1921–2016

October 5, 2016 by Michael Poliakoff |

At a time when freedom of the press has been challenged by a disquietingly large number of college students, ACTA pays tribute to the memory of a principled and unwavering defender of this core freedom.

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In Memoriam: Eleanor Merrill, 1933–2016

July 21, 2016 |

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni mourns the passing of Eleanor Merrill, a distinguished patron of higher education and a dynamic figure in Washington journalism. Mrs. Merrill had a remarkable...

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In Memoriam: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia

February 16, 2016 by Michael Poliakoff |

With the sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, we have lost an unwavering defender of the principles on which this nation was founded. As ACTA shakes its head at its Constitution Day...

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