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UPCEA Addresses Trump Administration on DACA

August 30, 2017

UPCEA joined with HACU (Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities) and ACE (American Council on Education) along with other organizations…

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How can colleges amend unsustainable business models? (EducationDIVE)

August 29, 2017

Current economic trends may lead to more socioeconomic divisions, according to Lynn Pasquerella, the president of the Association of American…

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The Future of Education is the Microdegree (ElearningInside News)

August 24, 2017

Blackboard recently teamed up with the University Professional and Continuing Education Association to produce a report exploring generational shifts in…

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More Than Just Cool? (InsideHigherEd)

July 12, 2017

Collecting data might be the key to getting skeptics to look at VR and AR beyond “cool,” said Ray Schroeder, associate vice…

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Report: Colleges And Universities Should Offer More Alternative Credentials (Campus Technology)

June 30, 2017

Report: Colleges And Universities Should Offer More Alternative Credentials (Campus Technology) June 30, 2017   Younger students are more interested…

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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.

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.

Leaders in Higher Ed Choose UPCEA 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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