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Western Governors Association

WGA Annual Meeting Day 3: Revisiting the creation of Western Governors University, new governors share their stories, a conversation with HUD Secretary Carson

Western Governors concluded the 2019 Annual Meeting by revisiting their role in the creation of online education pioneer Western Governors University, engaging Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson about the work of the agency, and electing North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum as Chair of the association.

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Gallup Blog

A Crisis in Confidence in Higher Ed

Confidence in higher education in the U.S. has decreased significantly since 2015, more so than for any other U.S. institution that Gallup measures.

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Gallup Blog

Can Data Tell If Higher Ed Is Delivering on Its Promise?

The promise of higher education is opportunity -- a fulfilling career, increased wellbeing, greater earning potential -- and ultimately social mobility and a better life. When fulfilled, this promise extends beyond the individual to families, elevating potential and impact for generations to come.

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Campus Technology

Survey: Competency-Based Model Excels for Nontraditionals

For the last five years, Gallup has surveyed a national sampling of 75,000 college graduates to understand their post-college "well-being and workplace engagement."

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Thrive Global

Tips From The Top: One On One With Scott Pulsipher, President of Western Governors University

I spoke to Scott Pulsipher, President of Western Governors University, about his journey and best advice

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Florida Chamber of Commerce

Florida Chamber Bottom Line: Addressing Florida’s Skills Gap with WGU

The latest Florida Chamber Bottom Line, features Scott Pulsipher, President of Western Governors University to discuss the future of work and address Florida’s growing skills gap.

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BioSpace

Richard Merkin MD And The Merkin Family Foundation Announce Gift To Western Governors University

Gift will establish Richard Merkin Scholars with new degree and curriculum towards transforming value-driven healthcare.

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INSIDE HIGHER ED

Western Governors U Launches College Readiness Pathway

Western Governors University has announced the creation of an online college readiness initiative, which will help aspiring students prepare for undergraduate degrees at WGU or other institutions.

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Forbes

WGU Academy: The New Mega-Pathway To College Readiness

WGU has just launched WGU Academy, a new program to address the college-readiness gap faced by an increasing number of students.

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