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230 Recipients Receive Honors Across 26 Categories for Excellence in Marketing

WASHINGTON, D.C., September 27, 2016 — UPCEA, the leader in professional alongside SMR Digital, continuing, and online education, has announced…

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Leading by Gut or by Data: The Data-Driven State of Higher Ed Decision Making

In recent years, the idea of data-driven decision making has been propelling much of the higher education narrative. As many…

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UPCEA Joins Multiple Distance Ed Orgs to Offer State Authorization Comments

UPCEA co-signed, with a coalition of other organizations with a direct interest in distance education, a letter commenting on the…

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Millennial demand drives higher ed badging expansion (University Business)

“Almost all U.S. colleges and universities now award certificates, digital badges and other forms of microcredentials so students can quickly…

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7 new standards for excellent online learning leadership (eCampusNews)

“As online learning evolves from amateur experimentation to a mainstream professional entity on campus, new standards for quality online learning…

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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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