UEDA: Start Here
There’s a Lot to Learn
…about UEDA and all that we do in our mission to support institutions of higher education in advancing knowledge and practice in economic engagement. Below is a list of shortcuts to navigate some of the most important and most popular sections of our site.
If this is your first visit here and you are familiarizing yourself with our organization, start with learning about becoming a member. You’ll find links to the benefits of UEDA membership, a full member list, testimonials and information on our extensive knowledge network.
If you are already a member, we invite you to be as active as you can be within UEDA by joining a committee, presenting at our annual summit, submitting a journal article or various other ways to share your expertise and successes.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
Become a Member
Find out more about the many benefits of UEDA membership and apply to join our organization.
Join a Committee
Review detailed descriptions of each committee and its responsibilities, then apply to join the committee where your interests and expertise will help drive UEDA.
Nominate for Award of Excellence
Do you know of an outstanding economic development initiative you would like to share? It may be perfect for one of our Awards of Excellence.
Attend/Present at Annual Summit
Our annual summit is the highlight of our year and an opportunity to gather our members, network, and invigorate attendees in their work. We would love for you to be a part it.
Submit a Journal Article
Submit an article for consideration for the Journal of Economic Development in Higher Education to Editor Brian Richard.
Apply for IEP Designation
The Innovation and Economic Prosperity (IEP) Universities program recognizes institutions that are exemplary in their contributions to regional economic development through their work in economic engagement.