BHEF is the nation's oldest organization of senior business and higher education executives dedicated to advancing innovative solutions to U.S. education and workforce challenges. Composed of Fortune 500 CEOs, prominent college and university presidents, and other leaders, BHEF addresses issues fundamental to our global competitiveness. It does so through two initiatives:
- The College Readiness, Access, and Success Initiative (CRI), addressing college- and work-readiness, access, and success
- The Securing America's Leadership in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Initiative, promoting America's leadership in STEM
BHEF brings together an extraordinary coalition of corporate, academic and foundation members to drive change locally, work to influence public policy at the national and state levels, and inspire other corporate, academic, and foundation leaders to act. BHEF also conducts research to create solutions and to identify strategies and policy reforms that the organization and its members advance directly and with partner organizations. Download a PDF overview.
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