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The ACLS invites nominations for the position of President (Chief Executive Officer), duties to begin in 2003. A well-established scholar-teacher in higher education, with pertinent leadership and administrative experience, a broad awareness of the conditions shaping scholarship and education, and a willingness to undertake fundraising activities, is sought.

A non-profit organization founded in 1919 whose headquarters are in New York City, ACLS is a federation of 64 national learned organizations in the humanities and social sciences and is the preeminent private humanities organization in the U.S. The purpose of the Council, as set forth in its constitution, is "the advancement of humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the humanities and social sciences and the maintenance and strengthening of relations among national societies devoted to such studies."

The review of nominations and applications will begin on May 15 and will continue until the position is filled. Letters of nomination or application should be mailed to Professors Neil Rudenstine and Sandra Barnes, Search Committee Co-Chairs, American Council of Learned Societies, 228 East 45th Street, New York, NY 10017; web address:

ACLS is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.