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Indiana Association of Blacks in Higher Education


All faculty, staff, and students (undergraduate and graduate) of Indiana post-secondary education institutions;

1. Members and staff of the Indiana Commission on Higher Education and the Boards of Trustees of all Indiana post-secondary education institutions.

2. Public and private institutions, associations, agencies, corporations, and business enterprises in Indiana with interest in the education and support of Blacks.

3. All other individuals who support the interests, goals and objectives of the Association.


Jacquelyn Rucker, IABHE President



On behalf of our leadership and membership, it is my privilege to introduce you to the Indiana Association of Blacks in Higher Education (IABHE).  IABHE is a regional affiliate of the American Association of Blacks in Higher Education (AABHE), the premier organization driving leadership development, access and vital information concerning Blacks in Higher Education.  We welcome institutions and individuals who are interested in addressing issues that impact postsecondary educational opportunities for African Americans in the state of Indiana.  Our members also include individuals who serve as administrators, faculty, staff, and graduate students at Indiana colleges and universities.  As IABHE continues to facilitate opportunities for collaboration and networking in Indiana higher education, we invite you to partner with us.  Let’s leverage our strengths to make a difference.


“Nurturing the Educational Pipeline”,


Jacquelyn Rucker, IABHE President


The Indiana Association of Blacks in Higher Education (IABHE) strives to be the premier organization to drive leadership development, access and vital issues concerning Blacks in higher education for the state of Indiana. In pursuing this vision, IABHE seeks to collaborate with other ethnic groups and organizations that have similar interests.

                 Upcoming Events:

  • Meet and Greets (Virtual/In-Person)


The mission of the Indiana Association of Blacks in Higher Education, a voluntary association of persons and organizations in the State of Indiana, is to improve the status and participation of Blacks in higher education and to provide leadership and advocacy in the development of policies which will enhance educational, professional and cultural opportunities for Blacks in post secondary institutions

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