WGU News Releases


10/22/14 WGU to Offer $50,000 in Scholarships

10/8/14 WGU Marks Key Enrollment Milestone: 50,000 Students in 15 Years

9/23/14 WGU Named a Top Military Friendly School for the 5th Year

9/10/14 WGU Announces Agreement with Nation’s 5th Largest Catholic Health Care System

8/28/14 WGU and Salt Lake Bees Award Four Students Tuition for One Year

8/25/14 WGU Scholarship to Make “Back-to-School” a Reality for 100-Plus Working Adults

8/12/14 WGU Announces New Scholarship for Students in Need of a "Lifesaver"

7/29/14 White House Recognizes WGU as an Example of What Works in Postsecondary Education

7/16/14 New WGU Scholarship Helps Students Earn Master’s Degrees in Business

7/11/14 Western Governors University to Honor More than 5,500 Graduates at Semi-Annual Commencement

6/17/14 WGU Teacher Education Program Ranked Number One by National Council on Teacher Quality

6/12/14 WGU Awarded Sixth Straight Best of State Medal for Best Online Education

6/2/14 New Scholarship Supports WGU’s Pledge to Train More STEM Teachers

5/28/14 WGU Announces New Online Master’s Degree Program in Accounting

5/21/14 Western Governors University Earns CCNE Accreditation for Another 10 Years

5/19/14 No Tuition Increase at Western Governors University for 7th Straight Year

5/7/14 WGU Celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week by Offering New Scholarships for Teachers

5/6/14 Western Governors University Takes USDLA Best Practice Award for Fifth Time

4/25/14 Recent Study Highlights Need for More Highly Educated Nurses

4/15/14 Western Governors University and Utah Jazz Award Three Students Tuition for One Year

4/8/14 WGU Announces New "Nurses Lead the Way" Scholarship

4/2/14 WGU Named "Best Value School" by University Research & Review

3/25/14 WGU Launches Online Bachelor’s Degree Program in Software Development

3/4/14 WGU Announces New Scholarship for Emerging Business Leaders

2/18/14 New WGU Scholarship Helps CompTIA Certification Holders Further Education with Online IT Degree Programs

2/7/14 Western Governors University to Honor More than 5,000 Graduates at Semi-Annual Commencement

1/31/14 Western Governors University Named Partner in 100Kin10, A National Network to Grow STEM Teaching Force

1/28/14 WGU Launches Scholarship for New M.S. in Management and Leadership Degree Program

1/21/14 WGU Announces New Online Business Master’s Degree Program in Management and Leadership

1/13/14 Western Governors University Celebrates 30,000 Graduates

1/6/14 Western Governors University Leads the U.S. in STEM Teaching Grads

12/17/13 Students Give WGU High Marks in National Survey of Student Engagement

12/4/13 WGU Graduates Get High Ratings from Employers

11/11/13 Western Governors University Honors Veterans and Military Personnel with New Scholarship

11/4/13 Western Governors University Offers New Scholarship for Military Spouses

9/19/13 Western Governors University Applauds Introduction of Legislation that Would Establish a Competency-Based Education Demonstration Program

9/10/13 WGU Enrollment Tops 40,000

8/22/13 President Obama Recognizes Online Western Governors University for Innovation and Affordability

8/20/13 WGU Commits to Another Year with No Tuition Increase

8/7/13 WGU Study Suggests Improved Earning Potential for Graduates

7/29/13 WGU Texas Welcomes New Chancellor, Ray Martinez

7/12/13 Western Governors University to Honor More than 4,000 Graduates at Semi-Annual Commencement

7/9/13 Haslam Launches Western Governors University Tennessee

6/20/13 Dr. Allen Goben to Lead WGU Missouri

6/19/13 WGU's Teachers College Makes the National Council on Teacher Quality Honor Roll

5/8/13 WGU to Partner with Service Employees International Union to Offer Affordable Degree Programs for Nurses

5/7/13 More than 6,600 Students since 2008—WGU’s Nursing Programs Turn Five

5/1/13 Western Governors University Recognized for Excellence in Distance Learning by USDLA

4/15/13 Western Governors University Prepares for National Nurses Week with New Scholarships for RNs

3/28/13 CHRISTUS Health Partners with WGU to Offer Employees High-quality Educational Pathways

2/15/13 Gov. Nixon introduces accredited, non-profit university in Missouri

2/12/13 WGU Makes Fast Company’s 2013 Ranking of World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies

2/8/13 WGU to Celebrate More than 4,100 Graduates at Winter Commencement

1/28/13 Governor Nixon Announces His Intent to Establish WGU Missouri

1/28/13 Governor Haslam Announces His Intent to Establish WGU Tennessee

1/23/13 Western Governors University Celebrates its 20,000th Graduate

1/10/13 Personalized Mentor Support at Core of WGU’s Innovative Learning Model

1/3/13 Make a Resolution to Change Your Future—Earn a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree at WGU

12/20/12 WGU Named a Top Military-Friendly School for Sixth Consecutive Year

11/27/12 Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush to Deliver WGU Commencement Address

11/11/12 Online University Establishes Scholarship for Members of the Reserves and National Guard

10/18/12 Now with More than 36,000 Students, Western Governors University Continues Strong Growth

10/8/12 WGU Launches New Scholarship for IT Professionals

9/12/12 WGU Holds the Line on Tuition for Fifth Straight Year

8/27/12 Going Back to School Online: How to Make Sure Your Degree Counts

8/21/12 Governor Bob McDonnell Announces Faster, More Affordable Bachelor’s Degree Pathway for Nursing Students Through a VCCS/WGU Guaranteed Admission Agreement

8/20/12 WGU September Enrollment Up 50% Over Last Year

8/3/12 WGU Texas Celebrates First Anniversary with Enrollment Over 3,000

7/26/12 WGU—Number One U.S. Provider of Master’s Degrees for Math Teachers

7/10/12 More than 33,000 Students, More than 16,000 Graduates—WGU Celebrates First 15 Years

6/11/12 WGU Indiana Celebrates 2 Years as First of Its Kind

5/7/12 New Scholarship Available for CCNE-Accredited Online Nursing Program

5/1/12 WGU Receives 21st Century Best Practices in Distance Learning from USDLA

4/26/12 WGU Texas Announces Advisory Board

3/30/12 WGU Texas Joins E3 Alliance in Regional Education Effort to Increase Student Outcomes

3/26/12 31 Scholarships Awarded to Help Native Americans Attend Online University

3/12/12 WGU’s New Online IT Master’s Degree Program Emphasizes Network Management

2/9/12 WGU Takes Winter Commencement to Atlanta

1/19/12 WGU Washington Doubles Enrollment in First Six Months

1/17/12 WGU a Top Military-Friendly School for Fifth Straight Year