AABHE is the only member organization comprised of and with access to:

  • A large and diverse network of African-American educators throughout the country

  • Executives from state and private higher education systems

  • Corporate representatives aligned with our mission

  • National, state, and local association representatives within higher education

  • Non-profit organizations aligned with our mission

  • Representatives from local, state and national government agencies

  • Students and professionals with an interest in careers within higher education

  • Retired "thought leaders" in academia and beyond

  • Grassroots efforts to advance Black faculty, staff, administrators and students

  • Diversity initiatives charged with furthering minorities in education and business

  • Global for-profit and non-profit partnerships within the membership