Updates & Events

UPCEA Mid-Atlantic Region Map | West Virginia, Maryland, Washington, D.C., Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York

2019 Mid-Atlantic Region Conference

October 2-4, 2019 --  Pittsburgh, PA
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
UPCEA Central West Super Regional 2019 Conference Denver

SUPER 2019: Central & West Regional Conference

October 23-25, 2019 --  Denver, CO

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 UPCEA Annual Conference - Boston | March 18-20, 2020

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.
UPCEA Convening on the Future of Alternative Credentials (alt-creds)

UPCEA Convening on The Future of Credentials: Post-Event Executive Summary

Read the Executive Summary from the November 16, 2017 convening on “The Future of Credentials,” summarizing the key themes and takeaways, identifying trends and the state of the field and current practice, as well as opportunities for future action.

News & Blogs

Cannabis: The New Root and Stem of Higher Education

Given the domestic and global trend towards medicinal and/or recreational cannabis legalization and the multitude of businesses those laws will…

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Information (Learning Materials) Wants to be Free

The long-standing tension between “free and open” and for-profit business models is now playing out with textbooks and open educational…

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Ray Schroeder: “Universities Have to Change To Meet Students’ Needs” (IBL News)

Professor Emeritus Ray Schroder finds it difficult to stop working. As the Associate Vice Chancellor for Online Learning at the…

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Department of Education Negotiated Rulemaking Committee Reaches Consensus

As part of the Department of Education’s recent and wide-ranging negotiated rulemaking, negotiators reached consensus on all of the topics…

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

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2019 – 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?

Join UPCEA for a depth of knowledge and resources for colleges and universities serving the non-traditional market.

Research & Strategy

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 Leadership

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.

Membership

UPCEA members have access to a wealth of resources focused on supporting both continuing education and quality online and blended 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.

Want to Learn More?

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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