Press Release


May 3, 2017

PageUp Designated as Mary Ann Wersch Premier Partner

CUPA-HR is pleased to announce that its board of directors has named PageUp a Mary Ann Wersch Premier Partner in 2017. Among CUPA-HR’s corporate partners, a select few demonstrate outstanding leadership, innovation and dedication in support of the association and the higher education HR profession. To recognize these organizations and their commitment to higher ed, CUPA-HR established this elite partner status.

“Very few corporate partners rise to the level of a Mary Ann Wersch Premier Partner.” said Andy Brantley, President and Chief Executive Officer at CUPA-HR. “We are very pleased to have PageUp join this outstanding group. We value their contributions and commitment to CUPA-HR and higher education and look forward to our continued partnership.”

The Mary Ann Wersch Premier Partner, the association’s highest corporate partner designation, is named in honor of 1998-99 president Mary Ann Wersch. Wersch, a long-time CUPA-HR leader, is an honorary life member of the association. She committed decades to working on behalf of CUPA-HR and the higher ed HR profession.

“We are thrilled to continue our commitment with CUPA-HR as a Mary Ann Wersch Premier Partner of the association,” said Rob Hill, Senior Vice President North America at PageUp. “Our partnership with higher education remains an integral part of our business and CUPA-HR allows us the opportunity to connect with these institutions on a very meaningful level. The relationships we’ve built over our years as a sponsor have had a lasting impact and we look forward to the ones we’ll continue to build in the future.”

PageUp is a global talent management Software-as-a-Service provider, offering a strategic talent management solution delivered via the cloud. PageUp creates technology designed to help institutions automate their unique processes for staff, faculty, and student workers. PageUp has been a leader in higher education talent management technology for more than 17 years.

CUPA-HR and PageUp have partnered together since 2014, with PageUp bringing thought leadership to the association’s events and CUPA-HR’s Knowledge Center. To learn more about PageUp, visit

CUPA-HR is higher ed HR. We serve higher education by providing the knowledge, resources, advocacy and connections to achieve organizational and workforce excellence. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and serving 23,000 HR professionals and other campus leaders at 2,000 member institutions and organizations around the country and abroad, the association offers learning and professional development programs, higher education salary and benefits data, extensive online resources and just-in-time regulatory and legislative information.

About PageUp
PageUp’s award-winning solution unifies Recruiting and Onboarding, Learning and Development, Performance Management, Position Management, Career Planning and Succession Management, with Advanced Workforce Analytics running across all modules. Accessible on any device, the PageUp platform empowers employers and HR personnel to overcome the talent management challenges inherent in higher education.

Co-founded in 1997 by CEO Karen Cariss, the company’s driving force, PageUp expanded globally to support both local and multinational organizations, including several Fortune 500 employers. Its solution is used in over 190 countries by clients across diverse industries. PageUp serves its global client base through offices in New York, London, Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Manila. For more information, visit


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