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.

ACTA’s Merrill Award Winner Featured in The Wall Street Journal

November 13, 2019

The Honorable José A. Cabranes penned an op-ed “Higher Education’s Enemy Within”  in The Wall Street Journal that was adapted from his speech delivered at our annual ATHENA Gala on October 18 when we presented him with our Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education in recognition of his principled defense of liberty, free speech, and academic freedom. 

To read the full article, as it is re-formatted on the ACTA website, click here >>

To watch his Merrill Award acceptance speech, click here >> 

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