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Purdue Black Alumni Organization


Historical Note

The Purdue Black Alumni Organization (PBAO) is an affiliate of the Purdue Alumni Association. It was formed in 1980 at the Commemorative Conference in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Black Cultural Center and first Purdue University Black Alumni Reunion.

The PBAO seeks to "advance, promote and exemplify a commitment to diversity at Purdue and a sense of community among Black alumni."


"Purdue Black Alumni Organization." Purdue for Life Foundation. Accessed November 17, 2022.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue Alumni Association records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 182
Scope and Contents The Purdue Alumni Association (PAA) records consist of material documenting the history and activity of the PAA. Also included are records relating to the various local and regional Purdue alumni clubs affiliated with the PAA, as well as the records of the PAA’s affiliate organization, the Purdue Black Alumni Organization (PBAO).The collection includes correspondence between PAA members, alumni, and outside organizations; PAA election ballots, financial documents, committee reports,...
Dates: 1887 - 2020; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1948

Purdue Black Alumni Organization records

Identifier: 2023-048