UPCEA Updates

The latest association offerings and updates. UPCEA is your association!

UPCEA’s Research and Consulting Group Grows, Welcomes Stacy Chiaramonte, and Offers Exciting Career Opportunity

UPCEA Research and Consulting is Growing: As a leader in Professional, Continuing, and Online (PCO) education, UPCEA’s Research and Consulting group continues to expand, aligning with the evolving needs of higher education institutions. Our industry experts bring years of experience to provide unparalleled value in the industry.

Welcome Stacy Chiaramonte: UPCEA proudly welcomes Stacy Chiaramonte as the new Senior Vice President of Strategy and Operations. Beginning with her recent role as the Associate Vice President for WPI’s Graduate & Professional Studies, Stacy’s remarkable journey includes more than two decades of experience in strategic planning, coaching, leadership, and operations.

Stacy’s visionary leadership has significantly impacted student-centric education, particularly for post-traditional students online. Her pivotal role in leading WPI’s exploration of alternative credentials as part of the university’s 5-year strategic plan underscores her dedication to innovation.

Join Our Team as a Market Research Analyst
As UPCEA Research and Consulting continues to expand, we are actively seeking a talented Market Research Analyst to join our dynamic team. This role is instrumental in ensuring precise and efficient analysis for our products, deliverables, and publications. The Analyst will collaborate closely with the Senior Director of Research and Consulting, contributing to the growth and success of our organization.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Drafting questionnaires and data collection resources
  • Compiling and analyzing market data
  • Delivering insightful reports and presentations
  • Collaboratively identify industry trends and potential opportunities

View the full job description here.

If you possess expertise in Marketing Research, Statistics, or related fields and share our passion for shaping the future of higher education, we invite you to explore this exciting career opportunity with UPCEA. To learn more and apply, please send a CV and writing sample to [email protected].

Submission deadline is October 9, 2023.

Other UPCEA Updates + Blogs

Who’s in the Driver’s Seat?

May 16, 2024

The saying “who’s in the driver’s seat” commonly refers to driving a car and the decision of whether one person…

Read More

Bringing an Insider-Outsider Perspective to UPCEA’s Members

April 23, 2024

Shortly after pivoting twelve years ago from a deanship to a faculty position, I realized the only job better than…

Read More

Get Involved with UPCEA

Professional development isn't just about attending sessions. Get involved with UPCEA to meet members from other institutions, share the great work your institution is doing, and hone your own skills. From submitting a session proposal for a conference or an article for a publication to serving as a volunteer on a conference planning committee, there are as many ways to engage with us!


Awards of Excellence

Since 1953, UPCEA has recognized its members' outstanding contributions to the Association and the field, as well as their achievements in innovative programming, marketing and promotion, community development and services, research and publications, and many other areas.