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ACTA president Anne Neal today applauded the Virginia General Assembly’s decision to confirm the nominations for the UVA Board of Visitors, including the reappointment of Helen Dragas. The confirmation process involved extensive public… Continue Reading >>
ACTA expects to award “A” grades to two new curricular programs from StraighterLine, an innovator in online college courses. This solid liberal arts core—with credits that transfer to dozens of colleges nationwide—will… Continue Reading >>
Are universities academic institutions or sports franchises? That’s a question one is left asking in the wake of the University of Maryland’s recent precipitous decision to ditch the Atlantic Coast Conference for the Big Ten.… Continue Reading >>
The Pennsylvania Auditor General is expected to release his recommendations for reforms to the governance structure at Penn State University, an initiative for which ACTA was consulted for guidance. In addition, ACTA recently sent a Continue Reading >>
"Rather than helping students, the recent accreditation warning letter to Penn State will only serve as another distraction for the board. The warning is an opportunity for the faculty and administrators that make up accrediting bodies to… Continue Reading >>
Penn State does not need the NCAA to issue sanctions regarding the Sandusky scandal; Penn State needs its trustees to step up and address the egregious actions themselves. In a statement, ACTA's President Anne Neal called the NCAA's… Continue Reading >>