ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.
ACTA today filed an amicus brief in the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals highlighting concerns about the unconstitutional delegation of unchecked power to accrediting agencies, which are private organizations composed largely of education industry stakeholders. ACTA argues that delegation to a private party withContinue Reading >>
ACTA has taken to the pages of the Wall Street Journal, Houston Chronicle and Austin American-Statesman as the voice of responsible governance in the ongoing story at the University of Texas. In a statement, ACTA president Anne Neal defended the decision to seek the removal of a president when he and the board areContinue Reading >>
A study of top American public universities reveals a failure to provide high academic quality at a reasonable price.Continue Reading >>
Former Florida governor Jeb Bush, now chairman of the Foundation for Excellence in Education, released a statement yesterday applauding several New York families for filing a lawsuit challenging state laws on tenure for K-12 teachers. He writes:
There will be no equality in education until we...Continue Reading >>
ACTA's William Gonch challenges the notion that board governance is a "team sport" at Minding the Campus.
Anne Neal, ACTA's president, is quoted today in the Huffington Post. She explains that universities are ill-equipped to handle sexual assualt cases.
The left hand cleared him while the...Continue Reading >>