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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Robert DuPont: Combating drug and alcohol use on the American college campus

January 17, 2020 |
Robert L. DuPont, MD, one of the nation's leading voices on drug and alcohol use, joins us for a passionate discussion on recovery, prevention, and what college leaders need to know to save students' lives and help them succeed. Over the… Continue Reading >>

ACTA Explores the Problem of Campus Anti-Semitism

January 13, 2020 |
Do colleges treat anti-Semitism differently from sexism and racism? Evan Gerstmann, professor of political science at Loyola Marymount University, phoned in to talk with ACTA president Michael Poliakoff about his two recent Forbes articles: the… Continue Reading >>

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The Present Danger at Our Leading Universities: What is to be Done?

November 2019 |

Remarks by the Honorable José A. Cabranes, United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, upon accepting the 2019 Philip Merrill Award for Outstanding Contributions to Liberal Arts Education. The award was presented on October 18, 2019.

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