Updates & Events

UPCEA Central Region Map | Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota

2020 Central Region Conference

September 30 - October 1, 2020 --  Columbus, OH At this year’s Central Region conference, we will strive to educate, enhance and collaborate to exceed the needs of professional, continuing, and online education students. Now is the time for institutions ...
UPCEA Mid-Atlantic Region Map | West Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York

2020 Mid-Atlantic Region Conference

October 5-7, 2020 --  Philadelphia, PA The ABCs of Professional, Continuing and Online Education: Agility, Boldness, and Collaboration. In At this conference, we will share our experiences, lessons learned from failures as well as from successes, and academic and administrative ...
UPCEA West Region Map | New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, California, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, Washington

2020 West Region Conference

October 12-14, 2020 --  Phoenix, AZ This year’s theme is Vistas, a name often associated with Phoenix. The definition of a vista is a broad sweeping view, such as one from a mountaintop. Another definition is a mental scan of the ...
UPCEA New England Region Map | Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine

2020 New England Region Conference

October 21-23, 2020 --  Portsmouth, NH Institutions of higher education are being faced with an ever growing myriad of challenges. From declining enrollments, recruiting from a shrinking pool of available students, and the creation and design of innovative courses, our ...
UPCEA South Region Map | Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia

2020 South Region Conference

October 27-29, 2020 --  Atlanta, GA 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 ...

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

UPCEA 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. UPCEA has leading experts in online education whose insights are transforming the way institutions leverage online education as a critical strategic asset.

News & Blogs

A Glimpse into the Future Economy after the Pandemic

April 3, 2020

COVID-19 has certainly changed our world, with more suffering yet to come. Many tragedies have reshaped society and the world…

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Planning for Mode of Course Delivery in Summer and Fall

April 3, 2020

As many of us are still grappling with the daily details of remote delivery of campus classes, we must turn…

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UPCEA Welcomes Seven New Board Members

April 2, 2020

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2020 – UPCEA, the Washington, D.C.-based association for college and university leaders in professional, continuing, and online…

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Wellesley College Associate Provost and Founding Director of Strategic Growth Initiatives Nancy Coleman Serve as UPCEA Board President-Elect

April 2, 2020

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2020 – UPCEA, the Washington, D.C.-based association for university leaders in professional, continuing, and online education, welcomed…

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University of Washington Continuum College Vice Provost Rovy Branon to Serve as UPCEA Board President

April 2, 2020

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2020 – UPCEA, the Washington, D.C.-based association for university leaders in professional, continuing, and online education, welcomed…

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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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