ACTA is an independent, non-profit organization committed to academic freedom, excellence, and accountability at America's colleges and universities.
Pennsylvania State Sen. John Yudichak (D-Luzerne/Carbon/Monroe) mentioned ACTA's work as he announced legislation to reduce the size of the Penn State’s board of trustees.
Sen. Yudichak mentioned that "exceeding large boards like Penn State, in the words of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, tend to be...Continue Reading >>
ACTA’s fifth edition of What Will They Learn?™ highlights the tremendous disconnect between perception and reality at America’s colleges and universities on issues of cost, curriculum, speech codes and graduation rates. This year’s study showcased 22 institutions that garner an “A” grade for strength of curriculum,...Continue Reading >>
ACTA’s fifth edition highlights the disconnect between perception and reality at America's colleges and universities.Continue Reading >>
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What's wrong with grade inflation at Harvard? In the Atlantic, Eleanor Barkhorn explains how grade inflation hurts high-achieving students.
Over at Minding the Campus, Mark Bauerlein discusses how a small change to college...Continue Reading >>
Weren't able to make it to ACTA's 2013 Philip Merrill Award Dinner? Want to re-live a bit of that wonderful evening?
Here's a video of Professor Gary Gallgher delivering his magnificent acceptance speech upon receiving the Merrill Award:Continue Reading >>