The university looks for leaders with a strong commitment to our mission of expanding access to higher education. We also actively engage in recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and student body that includes members of historically underrepresented groups.

WGU is an innovative leader in distance higher education, receiving numerous accolades from educators and industry leaders. The university currently offers online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in teacher education, business, information technology, and health professions including nursing.

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Diversity Statement

A diverse faculty is pivotal to the success of Western Governors University’s mission to improve the quality and expand access to post-secondary educational opportunities by providing a means for individuals to learn independent of time or place and to earn competency-based degrees and other credentials that are credible to both academic institutions and employers.

We maintain that achieving diversity requires an enduring commitment to inclusion that must find full expression in our organizational culture, values, norms and behaviors.

Throughout our work, we will support diversity in all of its forms, encompassing age, disability status, economic circumstance, ethnicity, gender, race and religion.


As an equal opportunity employer, WGU recognizes that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity.

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