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.

HIGHER ED NOW: A Multimedia Resource

In addition to its extensive library of printed materials for trustees, alumni, policymakers, students, and parents, ACTA offers a series of videos and podcasts on topics of academic excellence, academic freedom, and accountability.

Videos

Higher Education Leaders Speak Out at ACTA’s 2019 ATHENA Roundtable

December 2019 |

ACTA's 2019 ATHENA Roundtable featured speeches and panels with phenomenal higher education leaders, including Judge José Cabranes,… Watch the Video >>

University Culture Must Change—and That Change Must Start At the Top

November 2019 |

Wallace Hall, Regent at the University of Texas, courageously flagged admissions corruption and malfeasance in the system as far back as 2011.… Watch the Video >>

Podcasts

College Students Persevering Through the Pandemic: Part One

May 2020 by |

ACTA is honored to launch a series of conversations with college students experiencing the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Our first episode features Daniel… Listen Here >>

John Ellis: The Breakdown of Higher Education

May 2020 by |

ACTA's Michael Poliakoff explores the erosion of academic freedom in the academy with John M. Ellis, professor… Listen Here >>

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ACTA'S BLOG:
THE FORUM

In Memoriam: Richard Gilder

May 15, 2020 by Michael Poliakoff

In Memoriam: Abigail Thernstrom

May 4, 2020 by Michael Poliakoff