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ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.

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A Year of Accountability

January 4, 2008 by ACTA|

2008 is bound to be a watershed year for higher ed accountability. Momentum has been growing for years, and in recent months the pressure on colleges and universities to document that they are ensuring… Continue Reading >>

Truth in Advertising

October 9, 2007 by ACTA|

ACTA's 2005 report Intellectual Diversity: Time for Action makes a number of common-sense, easy-to-implement… Continue Reading >>

Missouri House Approves HB 213

April 13, 2007 by ACTA|

ACTA's latest press release:

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (April 12, 2007)—The Missouri House of Representatives today passed House Bill 213, Continue Reading >>

Sending in the Bill

April 12, 2007 by ACTA|

Yesterday, the Georgia House Higher Education Committee heard arguments for and against a proposed intellectual… Continue Reading >>

Where There’s Smoke ...

April 7, 2007 by ACTA|

As the Missouri state legislature prepares to vote on HB 213, Missouri State University has released a reportContinue Reading >>

Accountability, Mediocrity, Snobbery

March 19, 2007 by ACTA|

Montana state legislator Roger Koopman has some uncompromising thoughts on the Continue Reading >>

Missouri in the Media

March 10, 2007 by Charles Mitchell|

On Sunday, March 11, Fox News Channel's The Fox Report will report on Missouri House… Continue Reading >>

Still More on Missouri

March 5, 2007 by Charles Mitchell|

Here is an editorial from yesterday's Columbia Daily Tribune:

Intellectual… Continue Reading >>

More on Missouri

March 5, 2007 by Charles Mitchell|

Last week, ACTA released a poll on the classroom environment in Missouri. A national polling firm contacted 652 undergraduates at the state's two largest public campuses in February. The results included… Continue Reading >>

Missouri Higher Ed Committee Approves Bill

March 5, 2007 by ACTA|

On Thursday, Missouri's House Higher Education Committee approved a billContinue Reading >>

Accountability in Ohio

February 13, 2007 by ACTA|

Ohio is looking for ways to improve accountability in higher education, starting… Continue Reading >>

“It Is Really Not a Question of Liberal Versus Conservative.”

January 25, 2007 by Charles Mitchell|

In an article in the Southeast Missourian, ACTA president Anne Neal supplied this pitch-perfect description of Continue Reading >>

A Word on Facts

January 24, 2007 by Charles Mitchell|

Earlier this week, the American Federation of Teachers made news with a report purporting to debunk publications such as ACTA's Intellectual… Continue Reading >>

A Legislative Approach

January 23, 2007 by Charles Mitchell|

Just over a year ago, ACTA issued its report Intellectual Diversity: Time for Action. As the title suggests,… Continue Reading >>

Virginia Considers Intellectual Diversity Bill

January 23, 2007 by ACTA|

ACTA's latest press release details an important new development in Virginia:

VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE TO TACKLE INTELLECTUAL DIVERSITY
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