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Why meeting students where they are is the future of education and the workforce

Danie is a first-generation student at Western Governors University and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation employee...

Out of 8,047 students graduating from Western Governors University, a mother of nine kids was chosen to give the final speech at the summer graduation ceremony Saturday.

WGU honors 8,047 graduates during its commencement at the Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City.

Western Governors University believes students shouldn't take out loans just because they can

Pioneered by WGU, competency-based education is ideal for adults who have some work experience and prior learning in their area of study.

For decades, the progression of the American dream was fairly straightforward: Graduate high school, go to college and get a job.

College has a lot in common with your cable TV package, and some students are finding themselves paying for “channels” they have no use for...

Western Governors University gets assist from CampusLogic to reduce loans, future debt

WGU's Director of IT Service Delivery, Jyl London, talks about her career in IT...

WGU's more-for-less approach turns the status-quo model for higher education upside down.

"Study to be a teacher" at Western Governors University is among the top 10 ways to spend $10,000 wisely.

"Competency-based" education gives students credit for what they have already learned.

The Utah-based program is seen as model for education over the Internet.

The competency-based education model is catching on.

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