AABHE Annual Conference 2024

Power, Performance, and Pride: Enhancing the Legacy of Blacks in Higher Education

March 23-26, 2024

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

4455 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169

The educational landscape in the United States continues to grapple with significant challenges related to limited educational access and achievement, especially for Black Americans pursuing higher education in the 21st century. This year’s conference remains committed to addressing subjects vital to Black individuals in higher education, including recent developments such as the SCOTUS decision on affirmative action.

In this evolving environment, educational institutions are actively embracing a multifaceted approach, adapting to domestic conditions, responding to economic dynamics, navigating complex political scenarios, and accommodating to increasing demands. These institutions are setting their sights on interdisciplinary objectives, fostering collaboration among faculty and emphasizing staff’s dedication to civic responsibility, leadership development, and team building within their respective programs.

This year’s conference continues to be a platform for engaging with these pressing issues, fostering dialogue, and finding innovative solutions to empower the next generation of Black professionals to successfully navigate their journeys in higher education.


AABHE and IABHE co-sponsored the webinar, Saving Our Selves, Saving Our Sistas (SOS): A Call to Action for Black Women in Higher Education, on January 19. To view the recording, click on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crNm9GclGQg&feature=youtu.be.

AABHE International Study Tour to Dakar, Senegal & Banjul, The Gambia will be July 22-31, 2024. For more info: https://www.blacksinhighered.org/event/InternationalStudy2024

Join AABHE at https://www.blacksinhighered.org/general/register_member_type.asp?

Join IABHE at https://www.iabhe.org/plans-pricing