News Releases Archive 2011


12/15/11 WGU Enters Department of Defense Voluntary Education Partnership

12/6/11 Western Governors University Enrollment Reaches 30,000 Students

11/9/11 Dr. Mark Milliron to Lead WGU Texas

10/20/11 Dr. Sally Johnstone Joins WGU as Vice President, Academic Advancement

10/10/11 Online Degree Programs Helping Meet President Obama’s Challenge to Train 100,000 Math, Science Teachers in 10 Years

9/29/11 Post-9/11 GI Bill® Expands Veterans’ Housing Stipend to Online Students

9/21/11 WGU Texas, State’s Newest University, to Celebrate Launch and Formalize Community College Partnership

8/30/11 For Students Heading Back to School, Mounting College Debt Highlights Need to Keep College Affordable

8/29/11 Western Governors University Receives Significant Investment to Serve More Students in Indiana, Washington, and Texas State Subsidiaries

8/22/11 Bright Spots Remain in Job Market for Teachers

8/8/11 WGU Nursing Faculty Coordinator Recognized with Prestigious Award

8/3/11 Governor Perry Announces Creation of WGU Texas

7/28/11 WGU Teaching Scholarship Available for San Juan, Tooele, Utah Residents

7/20/11 Western Governors University to Recognize Nearly 2,000 New Graduates at Summer Commencement July 23

7/20/11 WGU to Celebrate Graduation of Students from the Nation’s First Online, Competency-Based Prelicensure Nursing Degree Program

7/19/11 Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper Elected to Western Governors University Board of Trustees

7/13/11 WGU Partners with National Urban League to Help Affiliates Finish College Degrees

7/1/11 Western Governors University Increases Benefits for NEA Members

6/28/11 Western Governors University’s Online Master’s in Information Technology Degree Earns Top 10 Ranking

6/27/11 WGU, TechAmerica Join to Help Members Earn IT, Business Degrees Online

6/24/11 WGU President Robert Mendenhall Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2011® Utah Region Award Winner

6/9/11 WGU Indiana Reports Promising First-year Marks

5/26/11 WGU Washington Celebrates Launch and Formalizes Community College Partnership

5/25/11 Report Examines Biggest Issues Facing Community Colleges

5/23/11 Bellevue College President Jean Floten to Lead WGU Washington

5/17/11 Western Governors University Enrollment Tops 25,000

5/6/11 WGU Thanks Military Spouses on Day Set Aside to Recognize Them

5/4/11 WGU Wins Two USDLA Awards for Excellence in Distance Learning

4/22/11 Legislature Establishes New Online University for Washington State

3/9/11 Taking the Distance Out of Distance Education

2/22/11 Western Governors University Launches New Master’s Degree for Teachers

2/9/11 Graduate Speakers to Share Challenges and Triumphs at WGU Commencement February 12

1/25/11 WGU’s Online Degree in Health Informatics Earns Key Accreditation

1/3/11 WGU Indiana Triples Enrollment in First Six Months