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UPCEA South Region Map | Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia

2019 South Region Conference

October 14-16, 2019 --  Orlando, FL This year's South Region Conference brings together leaders and professionals who are devoted to the field of higher education. This year's conference will offer opportunities to expand our knowledge, increase connectivity, and to hear ...
UPCEA Central West Super Regional 2019 Conference Denver

SUPER 2019: Central & West Regional Conference

October 23-25, 2019 --  Denver, CO At this year's SUPER 2019: UPCEA Central and West Regional Conference, the Central and West Regions join forces to bring you unlimited opportunities to access, explore, discover, share, discuss, and reflect. This is your ...
2019 UPCEA Marketing and Enrollment Management Seminar

2019 Marketing and Enrollment Management Seminar

December 4-6, 2019 --  New Orleans, LA The annual UPCEA Marketing and Enrollment Management Seminar is the premier event for leaders and practitioners responsible for professional, continuing, and online education marketing and enrollment management at colleges and universities around the ...

2020 SOLA+R – Summit for Online Leadership and Administration + Roundtable

February 4-6, 2020 --  New Orleans, LA SOLA+R (Summit for Online Leadership and Administration + Roundtable) is the leading event focused on the online enterprise – from both strategic and operational perspectives. Online learning is integral the delivery of innovative ...
UPCEA New England Region Map | Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine

2020 New England Regional Package

Boston, MA -- March 17-18, 2020 The New England Regional Package is a mini-conference that leverages the UPCEA Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, with a specially-priced option for members in the New England region.

2020 UPCEA Annual Conference

March 18-20, 2020 --  Boston, MA The UPCEA Annual Conference is the most significant assembly of thought leaders and practitioners today in the field of professional, continuing, and online education. Join us March 18-20 in Boston for engaging keynote speakers, ...
2019 eDC ThinkTank Roadshow Square

eDC ThinkTank Roadshow

The eDC ThinkTank Roadshow introduces eDesign Collaborative (eDC) members to various types of design shops models and practices, allows members to collaborate to find best practices, and support the networking needs of eDC members. By partnering with universities throughout the country the ...
CORe - UPCEA's Online Community

CORe – UPCEA’s Member Community

CORe is UPCEA's member community and online networking space where you can ask, answer or search for questions on relevant topics. Get advice, answers and ideas from your colleagues online.

Leaders in Higher Ed Choose UPCEA Membership

UPCEA members have access to a wealth of resources focused on supporting quality professional, continuing, and online education programs. Whether through timely online publications addressing cutting-edge trends and topics, frequent webinars on actionable subjects, or access to professional development through conferences and seminars, UPCEA has the resources you need. Learn more about membership and all of its benefits!

Benchmarking & Research Studies

The UPCEA Center for Research and Strategy offers the gold standard of research and benchmarking information in the professional, continuing, and online education field. Under the experienced leadership of Jim Fong, the Center conducts several free studies per year on timely issues for the benefit of the UPCEA membership at large, in addition to numerous custom studies for individual members that are considerably more affordable than the private sector.

Online Education is Pivotal for Modern Universities

The National Council for Online Education is uniquely focused on the factors that are crucial to a successful online enterprise: leadership strategy, financial models, marketing and program development, student services, and effective partnerships. Founding Director Ray Schroeder is a leading expert in online education whose insights are transforming the way institutions leverage online education as a critical strategic asset.

News & Blogs

Emboldening Student Driven Learning in the Online Environment

October 11, 2019

By SmartBrief Editors This post is produced in partnership with UPCEA.   The world of professional, continuing and online education…

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Why Smart Cities Need Liberal Arts Graduates

October 11, 2019

As a lover of science fiction, I find myself picking movie genres that depict a future society fighting against the…

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The Impact of “At-Scale” and Mega-U Degrees

October 4, 2019

The landscape of online higher education is changing with the growth of mega-universities and the advent of scores of MOOC-sized…

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Overdue Urban Solutions: Smarter Houses and Buildings

September 27, 2019

In reflection of my reading or movie choices, I just now realized that my genre of movies centers around how…

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Policy Matters | Sen. Alexander wants to pass scaled-back HEA (September 2019)

September 25, 2019

Welcome to the fourth installment in our monthly public policy primer, Policy Matters. Each issue has the latest updates and actionable…

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Why Join UPCEA?

The growth of the adult market and online learning is transforming higher education. Are you ready to lead the transformation at your college or university? Is your institution poised to capitalize on the opportunities these challenges present? Are you ready to join the only organization in North America focusing on professional, continuing and online education programs?

UPCEA has the knowledge and resources colleges and universities need to serve the nontraditional market.

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UPCEA is the leading association for professional, continuing, and online education. Founded in 1915, UPCEA now serves more than 400 institutions, including most of the leading public and private colleges and universities in North America. For 100 years, the association has served its members with innovative conferences and specialty seminars, research and benchmarking information, professional networking opportunities and timely publications.

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