Charles Mitchell

Charles Mitchell is program director at the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt, nonprofit, educational organization committed to academic freedom, excellence and accountability at America's colleges and ...

Charles Mitchell is program director at the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, a 501(c)(3), tax-exempt, nonprofit, educational organization committed to academic freedom, excellence and accountability at America's colleges and universities. He is a former program officer at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, Publius Fellow of the Claremont Institute, and intern at the Heritage Foundation. Charles graduated summa cum laude from Bucknell University, where he edited The Counterweight, Bucknell’s well-read Collegiate Network paper.

The Latest

“Yet Another Conflict”

That’s what the Associated Press is calling Hamilton College’s predicament over the Alexander Hamilton Center, which has often been discussed here. The article provides a history lesson: ...

More on Legislation

The discussion of legislation in Arizona by David and John has been very interesting. Erin O’Connor has further thoughts at ACTA Online, where she dubs the Arizona measure “not such ...

States Taking Action

As Candace has noted, several states have introduced bills designed to introduce an element of accountability into their public university systems. Andrew Ferguson has more on this ...

Gallaudet’s Dysfunctional Governance

John and Candace have already weighed in here on the ongoing crisis at Gallaudet University. ACTA is quite disturbed by the goings-on there; indeed, we deemed the university’s governance “dysfunctional” ...

Electioneering at Colgate?

As Phi Beta Cons readers are aware, the Dartmouth College administration is currently engaged in a campaign of electioneering designed to freeze out the views of concerned alumni. And it ...

Dartmouth

The battle continues apace in Hanover, with the Dartmouth administration attempting to subvert the efforts of concerned alumni. ACTA’s blog has more.