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News Releases

Sixty-nine percent of WGU’s recent graduates indicated they’d had a mentor in college — more than double the share of young alumni nationally, according to Gallup polling.

Overall student satisfaction of 96 percent. Eighty-seven percent employment rate in field of degree. These are just a few of the impressive statistics you’ll find in WGU’s annual report.

Julie Young will speak at WGU commencement on February 10 in Orlando, Florida.

...to be a disruptor and inventor and innovator, “You have to be willing to be misunderstood for long periods of time and WGU is definitely in that category of being misunderstood for long...

EdSurge has a conversation with WGU's Scott Pulsipher as part of the Thought Leader Interview series on the future of education.

At a time when controversy swirls around some for-profit online colleges for predatory recruiting or poor performance, Western Governors University is known for its results.

Being raised by a mother addicted to meth, growing up in poverty, asking neighbors for water when utilities were shut off and dropping out of high school her junior year, the thought of...

After two decades at traditional universities experimenting with new approaches to learning, a leader in the field shifts to an institution with innovation at its core.

An inside look at learning and assessment at Western Governors University

Western Governors University has nearly 82,000 students enrolled and has graduated 85,000 students since it opened 20 years ago.

“If you keep the standards for learning constant, and you let the time vary depending on the individual, then you can dramatically change the nature of higher education.”

Making wise financial (borrowing) decisions will affect the quality of life for students and their families for many years to come.

Competency-based curriculum should be an integral part of Utah and America’s educational mix.

It’s not about the delivery vehicle or venue—it’s about quality. What we teach, how we teach, how we measure learning, and whether we provide real value to students.

When Scott Pulsipher started out in the technology and customer service industry, he didn’t know it would eventually morph into a whole new field of academics.

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