The American Council of Learned Societies is comprised of an extraordinarily diverse community of scholars, educators, scholarly societies, administrators, thought leaders, funders, and supporters, all committed to advancing and strengthening the creation and sharing of humanistic knowledge.
ACLS Structure and Governance
Learn more about the many groups and individuals that comprise the extraordinary community that is ACLS.
80 scholarly organizations
ACLS is a federation of 80 learned societies that meet throughout the year.
44 Leading Research Universities
The Consortium plays a vital role in helping sustain and enhance the national infrastructure of humanistic research.
Over 200 Scholarly Institutions
Colleges, universities, and research libraries that make up the backbone of American higher education.
11 Prestigious Academic Organizations
Affiliate members enhance the community and effectiveness of those actively working on behalf of the humanistic research.