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.

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

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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… Continue Reading >>

ACTA Files Amicus Brief in Support of Speech First

November 7, 2019 |
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) and the Independent Women’s Law Center (IWF) filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. The brief supports Speech First, a national organization… Continue Reading >>

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