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.

  • Bold Leadership, Real Reform 2.0

  • Campus Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and the BDS Movement

  • Fund for Academic Renewal

  • Higher Ed Now

  • Trustee Guides

Our Initiatives:

ACTA initiatives promote academic quality, affordability, and cost effectiveness in higher education.

What's New

ACTA Announces Robert Zimmer as 2017 Philip Merrill Award Recipient

May 11, 2017 |

University of Chicago President Robert J. Zimmer will receive the 13th annual Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education. President Zimmer is one of the nation’s leading champions of academic freedom and free expression. He played a crucial role in the creation of the Chicago

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ACTA Unveils Second Volume of University Best Practices for Trustees

May 4, 2017 |

Bold Leadership, Real Reform 2.0: Improving Efficiency, Cutting Costs, and Expanding College Opportunity is ACTA’s newest guide for university trustees. Trustees will find featured Blueprints for Reform from colleges across the country that have made significant progress in boosting student success while reducing

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Bold Leadership, Real Reform 2.0

May 2017 by ACTA |

Trustees face complex choices related to costs and efficiency as they navigate new accountability policies, financial headwinds, and a changing global marketplace for...

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How Innovative Universities are Ditching Competition and Joining Forces

May 2017 by Christine Ravold |

Even when it isn’t football or basketball season, colleges can be competitive with each other; they compete for grants, students, faculty and top...

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