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Higher Ed News Roundup: From Disinvitation to Grade Inflation

October 7, 2014 by ACTA|

Political pundit George Will was “disinvited” from a planned speech at Scripps College, part of a series which aimed to expose students to… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Political but Not Correct

October 6, 2014 by ACTA|

ACTA's President, Anne Neal, spoke at the City Club of Cleveland last week on political correctness and academic freedom.

A lawsuit directed… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Filling the Gap

October 3, 2014 by ACTA|

LinkedIn gets into the college ranking business.

Tutors are filling the gap left by professors… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Moral Hazard

October 2, 2014 by ACTA|

Don't miss the latest in higher ed news & views!

Have academics made it harder to teach critical thinking?

LinkedIn… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Going to Court

October 1, 2014 by ACTA|

ACTA has filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court calling on SCOTUS to reaffirm the private non-delegation doctrine and detailing the dubious constitutionality… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Reminder

September 30, 2014 by ACTA|

Here's your daily reminder that the world of higher ed is changing...and rapidly.

Another reason the top-ranked… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Wise Words

September 29, 2014 by ACTA|

Wise words about the purpose of education in a democracy and the need for civic literacy.

What’s… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Where Did Education Go?

September 26, 2014 by ACTA|

Inflation in higher ed has doubled since last year.

Steven Pinker and William Deresiewicz don't agree on much, but both point to the… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Majoring in Leisure

September 25, 2014 by ACTA|

What does it say that there is now little discernible difference between a resort and a college?

Online-education provider Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: The Costs of College

September 24, 2014 by ACTA|

ACTA President Anne Neal and ACTA Vice President of Policy Michael Poliakoff are featured in a short documentary about the ever-increasing cost of college.Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Re-authorization and Accreditation

September 23, 2014 by ACTA|

Watch ACTA President Anne Neal's commentary on the re-authorization of the Higher Education Act and accreditation reform at the Heritage Foundation… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Questioning Statistics on Sexual Assault

September 22, 2014 by ACTA|

Time Magazine breaks down the sexual assault statistics that are driving the national discussion on campus safety. 

Test score requirements… Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Eroding Students’ Rights

September 19, 2014 by ACTA|

A former University of California regent implores students to learn their Constitutional rights...so that they can demand universities respect them.Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Priorities

September 18, 2014 by ACTA|

Ben Novak, a signatory to Governance for a New Era, makes the case for more active trusteeship.

Continue Reading >>

Higher Ed News Roundup: Happy Constitution Day!

September 17, 2014 by ACTA|

Happy Constitution Day! How well do you know our nation's founding document?

Here's why we shouldn't relegate the Constitution Continue Reading >>

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