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5 Tricks to Help Foot the College Bill

Bob Collins is a financial aid executive and member of the Higher Education Committee of 50 or “Forward50,” offers advice for all students preparing to pay for their college education.

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KSL

'Today is My Someday': Mom of 9 Earns WGU Degree After Husband's Death

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.

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IMPATIENT OPTIMISTS

A College Student’s Journey

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

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EDUCATION DIVE

Office Hours: Western Governors' Scott Pulsipher Talks Affordability and Access

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

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THE HEARTLAND INSTITUTE

Western Governors University Praised for Reducing Student Debt

Western Governors University (WGU), an online, nonprofit university, is receiving praise for its Responsible Borrowing Initiative (RBI), a program to reduce student loan debt.

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INSIDE HIGHER ED

Podcast with Scott Pulsipher, President of Western Governors University

Last week he met with reporters and editors at Inside Higher Ed to discuss WGU's relationships with employers, the roles of faculty members at the university and the growing field of competency-based education.

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COMMITTEE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

What’s the Future of Higher Education?

Dr. Bob Mendenhall, former president of Western Governors University (WGU) and CED Member, joins Monica Herk to discuss the future of higher education and how WGU is making it a reality.

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HIGHER EDUCATION TODAY

Western Governors University, Ohio Community Colleges Collaborate to Meet Needs of Adult Students

The agreement announced in October allows the graduates, as well as community college employees, to seamlessly transfer their coursework to WGU while also receiving a tuition discount at the accredited, nonprofit online university. It includes a transfer option for OACC colleges’ nursing graduates.

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THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

How One College Takes a ‘Customer-Centric’ Approach to Higher Education

Scott Pulsipher left a career in Silicon Valley to become the new president of Western Governors University. During a recent visit to The Chronicle, he described how the competency-based education provider builds relationships with students and judges its success, like helping graduates earn five-figure increases in pay within two years.

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FORBES

Re-Entry: The Next Frontier For Higher Ed Service Providers

To counter high dropout rates, large online universities have pioneered specialized “re-entry” teams to target recent drops and re-start them in their academic programs.

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