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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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Bang for Your Buck: Georgia Southern University

November 27, 2018 by Nathaniel Urban |

Georgia Southern University is a public research university and the largest center of higher education in the southern half of Georgia. The… Continue Reading >>

Bang for Your Buck: Southwest Baptist University

November 13, 2018 by Nathaniel Urban |

Southwest Baptist University has been named one of the nation’s Best Private Colleges for Minimizing Student Debt by LendEDUContinue Reading >>

Bang for Your Buck: Bluefield College

November 6, 2018 by Nathaniel Urban |

Bluefield College is a small, Christian liberal arts college quietly nestled in southern Virginia. It is situated several miles away from the West… Continue Reading >>

Freedom of Speech on Campus: It’s Necessary for the Liberal Learning Curriculum

October 17, 2018 by Moriah Poliakoff and Rachel Wagner |

This opinion featured in Volume 50, Issue 5 of The Captains Log, the student newspaper at Christopher Newport University… Continue Reading >>

The Benefits of Out-of-State Education—and the Growing Costs

October 1, 2018 by Caitlin Patrick |

When it came time to begin my “college search,” I found myself in a fortunate position. I wasn’t restricted to solely in-state options, though my parents encouraged me to consider them… Continue Reading >>

Computer Science in a Liberal Arts Education

September 28, 2018 by Amo Manuel |

I never considered myself much of a math or science scholar during high school. The symbolic language of math never quite cemented in my mind, and while I appreciated science in the abstract, I didn’t… Continue Reading >>

Launching Civil Debates on Campus: Austin Ramsey and Better Angels

August 22, 2018 by Doug Sprei |

Soft-spoken and passionate, Austin Ramsey is a sophomore at East Tennessee State University, majoring in information systems with a minor in business management. He is also active in… Continue Reading >>

Interview: David Blankenhorn, Founder of Better Angels

August 13, 2018 by Doug Sprei |