National Association For Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
209 Third Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
202 552 3300 TELEPHONE
202 552 3330 FAX
The mission of the National Association For Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) is as follows: to champion the interests of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black Institutions (PBIs) with the executive, legislative, regulatory and judicial branches of federal and state government and with corporations, foundations, associations and non-governmental organizations; to provide services to NAFEO members; to build the capacity of HBCUs, their executives, administrators, faculty, staff and students; and to serve as an international voice and advocate for the preservation and enhancement of historically and predominantly Black colleges and universities and for Blacks in higher education.
NAFEO was founded in 1969 by a group of HBCU presidents as the professional association of the presidents and chancellors of the nation's historically and predominantly Black colleges and universities. NAFEO represents approximately 500,000 students and their families. NAFEO member institutions are public and private, two- and four-year, community, regional, national and international comprehensive research institutions, located in 25 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands and Brazil.
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