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.

Topic: THE FORUM
News Roundup

The Forum is just that: a place for conversations about the future of higher education, hosted by the American Council of Trustees and Alumni. Subscribe, comment, and join the conversation! Subscribe to RSS Feed >

Higher Ed News Roundup: Imagining the Future of Academe

September 5, 2014 by ACTA|

The College Fix reviews Freedom From Speech and discusses how campus policies reflect a global trend towards restrictions on speech.

Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: No Transcript Necessary

September 4, 2014 by ACTA|

Think test-optional admissions policies are a bad idea? Goucher is going test- and transcript-optional.

In light of Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Money on the Table

September 3, 2014 by ACTA|

A Pope Center study of teaching loads at the University of North Carolina has found discrepancies, lots of money left on the table.

A growing… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Still Adrift

September 2, 2014 by ACTA|

In a new book, Aspiring Adults Adrift, Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa explain how directionless students become directionless graduates and fail… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Get Consent, but Don’t Ask for It

August 29, 2014 by ACTA|

A bizarre policy aimed at sexual assault implores University of Missouri students not to ask for consent.

As schools continue to build a parallel… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Good Advice

August 28, 2014 by ACTA|

Over at Forbes, the CCAP's Michael Debow has some kind words for our "intrepid" organization and Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: The Lessons of History

August 27, 2014 by ACTA|

One professor's efforts at immersing students in history, with great results.

For those who think technological… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Trustees Must Act

August 26, 2014 by ACTA|

K.C. Johnson crystallizes Governance for a New Era into one directive: "Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Quality, Cost, and WWTL?

August 25, 2014 by ACTA|

ACTA's What Will They Learn? project in Fox Business News

It's tough deciding which Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: A National Discussion on Governance

August 22, 2014 by ACTA|

Governance for a New Era continues to drive a national conversation. The report prompted a Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Reform

August 21, 2014 by ACTA|

The coverage of Governance for a New Era continues! Check out what the Business Roundtable had to say on Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: ACTA on Active Governance

August 20, 2014 by ACTA|

ACTA's support for Governance in a New Era is featured today in the Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: A New Era

August 19, 2014 by ACTA|

Inside Higher Ed covers the release of Governance… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Purdue Gives Students a Break

August 15, 2014 by ACTA|

ACTA applauds Purdue on taking cost-cutting seriously through a textbook deal with Amazon.

The… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Due Process on Campus

August 14, 2014 by ACTA|

Here's what's new in Higher Ed: 

In USA Today, two professors critique… Continue Reading >>

GO TO PAGE:    < 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

FEATURED TOPICS

ACTA's take on:

News Roundup

Opinion: Great Books for a Brainwashing

The Wall Street Journal, Andy Kessler 

Has College Gotten Too Easy?

The Atlantic, Joe Pinkser 

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

Signup to Receive ACTA’s Quarterly
Newsletter & Email Updates


Include information for trustees.

Search