About

Welcome to the Southern New England College and Univeristy Professional Association for Human Resources (SNECUPA-HR) website.  The SNECUPA Chapter is affiliated with CUPA-HR and represents the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

CUPA-HR was founded more than 50 years ago and serves more than 6,300 HR administrators at nearly 1,650 colleges and universities as well as others interested in the advancement of HR in higher education including HR service providers and students.

SNECUPA-HR supports the purpose of CUPA-HR, which is to provide global leadership to the higher education human resource profession and the higher education community by offering essential knowledge, resources and professional contacts that enhance individual and institutional capacity and competitiveness.

SNECUPA-HR represents both public and private institutions of higher education and its membership is made up of HR professionals from each of the states that it represents.  Chapter meetings are held each Spring and Fall at various locations in southern New England.

Please take a moment to visit the rest of the website to learn more about SNECUPA-HR.  If you have questions about membership, please contact Erika Paquette (, our chapter Membership and Outreach Coordinator.

Thank you!