In the News Archive 2006


12/06 AOL.com - Non Traditional Education Program Helps Fill the Need for Teachers

12/12/06 Virtual University Gazette geteducated.com - "First Distance Ed University Earns NCATE Accreditation" (PDF)

12/6/06 Education Week - "Accreditation Makes Virtual Teachers College 'Real Thing'" (PDF)

2006 encarta.msn.com - WGU Non-Traditional Program Helps Fill Need for Teachers

12/1/06 KSL Radio "Speaking on Business" (Audio 1:54 min.)

11/26/06 Deseret News - "Online Education Grows in Popularity"

11/06 Educational Pathways - "WGU Receives NCATE Accreditation" (PDF)

11/12/06 Deseret Morning News - "Milestone for WGU Teachers College"

11/9/06 Education Daily - "NCATE Accredits First Online University" (PDF)

10/31/06 NCATE - "Western Governors University Receives NCATE Accreditation"

9/28/06 Chronicle of Higher Education - "Brown Bag Lunch Online Chat with WGU President Bob Mendenhall"

9/27/06 Whitefish Pilot (MT) - "Teacher Earns Top Honors", WGU graduate earns Montana "Teacher of the Year" award

9/06 Zions Bank Community Magazine - Western Governors University Feature (PDF)

9/19/06 KNPR "State of Nevada" Program - Distance Education, Guest Bob Mendenhall, president of WGU

9/6/06 NPR's "Talk of the Nation"- "Online Makes Inroads in Higher Learning", WGU is praised in this segment of National Public Radio's "Talk of the Nation" about online education. (Full program: approx. 60 minutes.)

6/6/06 insidehighered.com - "WGU Provost Named" (Item 10)

6/1/06 Deseret Morning News - "WGU Names Provost-Academic V.P."

Spring '06 CAEL Forum - "Odyssey of an Innovation: The Regional Accreditation of Western Governors University" (PDF)

Spring '06 National Crosstalk - "Remote Access"

3/13/06 Billings (MT) Gazette - "Cyber Scholar: Connie Keogh's New Career"

3/13/06 KSL Radio "Speaking on Business": WGU

2/10/06 DeseretNews.com - "Online WGU fits full-time workers"