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Philanthropy Daily

Sep 26, 2017 |

Bloated budgets, threadbare curricula, activist administrators—the litany of sins attributable to the modern American…

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In Memoriam: Betty Capaldi Phillips

The Forum

Oct 03, 2017 |

It is with great sadness that ACTA mourns the loss of Elizabeth Capaldi Phillips. Her career as a professor, scholar, and…

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Fund for Academic Renewal Adds Talent to Its Growing Operation

Former Coolidge Foundation staffer Rushad Thomas will help expand network of donors and faculty supporting liberal arts excellence

Jun 21, 2017 by Christine Ravold |

WASHINGTON, DC—The Fund for Academic Renewal (FAR), a program of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, announced…

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Teaching of Traditional Liberal Arts Receives an Untraditional Boost through Special Purpose Funds and Pooled Gifts

Jun 15, 2017 |

WASHINGTON, DC—The Fund for Academic Renewal (FAR) has created five Special Purpose Funds, designed specifically to…

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The Fund for Academic Renewal is a program of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, a not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions to FAR are fully tax-deductible to the maximum extent provided by law.