Our Mission

To protect and secure all students, faculty, staff and guests of all HBCU institutions. To provide and share data which ensures quality law enforcement and security response to campus incidents. To comply with the Jeanne Clery Act and provide protective programs and training to HBCU–LEEA members, maintaining the highest standards in promoting security and law enforcement for all HBCUs.

More than 50% of the nation’s African American public school teachers and 70% of African American dentists and physicians earned degrees at HBCUs.

Some Facts

  • More than 50% of the nation’s African American public school teachers and 70% of African American dentists and physicians earned degrees at HBCUs.

  • In 2000, Xavier University in New Orleans produced more successful African American medical school applicants (94) than John Hopkins (20), Harvard (37), and the University of Maryland(24) combined. There were two other schools which placed in the top ten producers of medical school applicants; they were Morehouse (33), and Spelman (38).

  • Spelman and Bennett Colleges produce over half of the nation’s African American women who go on to earn doctorates in all science fields; more than produced by the following combined Ivy League’s schools (Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Radcliffe, Smith, Wellesley, and Vassar Colleges). • HBCUs significantly contribute to the creation of African American science degree holders: agriculture (51.6%), biology (42.2%), computer science (35%), physical science (43%), and social science (23.2%).

  • HBCUs produce 44% of all African American bachelor’s degrees awarded for communications technology, 33% of bachelor’s degrees awarded for engineering technology, and 43% of bachelor’s awarded for mathematics.

  • HBCUs produce 40% of all African American doctorate degrees awarded for communications.

Source: www.thinkhbcu.org

Objectives

Our Objectives & Goals

  • To get each and every one of the 101 HBCU institutions enrolled and active as members of the HBCU–LEEA.

  • To meet annually and share best practices and devise solutions that will further enhance our ability to provide the best opportunity for the safety of our students.

  • To provide cutting edge training opportunities for our group.

  • To collaborate with federal, state and local agencies to best facilitate the safety issues and concerns of the HBCU community.

  • To work closely with other organizations such as NOBLE, IACLEA and our state groups to ensure our issues are viewed with equity.

  • To build on the annual Training Conference, our relationships and increasing attendance at future Conferences.

Interesting HBCU Facts

  • More than 50% of the nation’s African American public school teachers and 70% of African American dentists and physicians earned degrees at HBCUs.

  • In 2000, Xavier University in New Orleans produced more successful African American medical school applicants (94) than John Hopkins (20), Harvard (37), and the University of Maryland(24) combined. There were two other schools which placed in the top ten producers of medical school applicants; they were Morehouse (33), and Spelman (38).

  • Spelman and Bennett Colleges produce over half of the nation’s African American women who go on to earn doctorates in all science fields; more than produced by the following combined Ivy League’s schools (Barnard, Bryn Mawr, Mount Holyoke, Radcliffe, Smith, Wellesley, and Vassar Colleges). • HBCUs significantly contribute to the creation of African American science degree holders: agriculture (51.6%), biology (42.2%), computer science (35%), physical science (43%), and social science (23.2%).

  • HBCUs produce 44% of all African American bachelor’s degrees awarded for communications technology, 33% of bachelor’s degrees awarded for engineering technology, and 43% of bachelor’s awarded for mathematics.

  • HBCUs produce 40% of all African American doctorate degrees awarded for communications.

Source: www.thinkhbcu.org