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HxA’s Guide to Colleges Featured in ACTA’s College Database

  • Jeremy Willinger
  • September 11, 2017

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni has integrated the ratings from Heterodox Academy’s Guide to Colleges into their “What Will They Learn” initiative. WWTL is “a free resource…focusing on seven key areas of knowledge: Composition, Literature, Foreign Language, U.S. History, Economics, Mathematics, and Science designed to help [prospective students] decide whether the colleges [their] considering prepare their graduates to succeed after graduation.” Ratings from our top 150 universities and top 50 liberal arts colleges are included wherever possible and allow an extra degree of understanding around the level of viewpoint diversity and free inquiry on campus.

Our Guide to Colleges Featured on the ACTA Blog

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni has published a guest post by Heterodox Academy’s Jeremy Willinger highlighting our new Guide to Colleges. This resource is particularly valuable for their extensive audience of leaders and trustees who care deeply about their beloved universities. For alumni, it can be a confounding process to understand how well their alma maters are fostering viewpoint diversity and the free exchange of ideas. 

Heterodox Academy Releases Updated Guide to Colleges

Heterodox Academy (HxA) has just released a major update to its Guide to Colleges–the only resource available for college-bound high school students who seek exposure to a diversity of viewpoints and a culture of free and open discussion. Until now, students who prefer heterodoxy have had no way to find such schools.

Introducing the HXA Guide to Colleges

October has been dubbed College Application Month by a number of states (Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan and several others). As prospective students begin filling out forms and looking to see which campuses fit their idea of a supportive and robust learning and social environment, they look to a range of guides and ranking systems. While..

Trade Protectionism in the Marketplace of Ideas

  • April Kelly-Woessner
  • May 18, 2016

Although young people have long been hailed as more open-minded and politically tolerant than their parents and grandparents, there is evidence that this is no longer the case (see How Marcuse Made Todays Students Less Tolerant). The problem of political intolerance is clearly demonstrated on college campuses in recent months, as student groups clash over..