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The Columbus Dispatch

Editorial: Nonprofit online university: a la carte degree with less debt risk

As the options for post-high-school education continue to expand, Ohio likely has made a good bet on Western Governors University.

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Columbus Business First

Ohio becomes the newest state affiliate of online, nonprofit university

Ohio was announced today as the newest state affiliate of Western Governors University, an online nonprofit.

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The Columbus Dispatch

Rebecca L. Watts: Working adults need more higher-education options

While Ohio’s widely respected colleges and universities are meeting the higher-education needs of millions of Ohioans, this goal cannot be reached by focusing on traditional-age high-school graduates alone. We must expand our thinking to view education as a continuum over time, which requires a broad array of opportunities for a diverse citizenry with diverse educational needs.

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Ohio Department of Higher Ed Authorization Paves the Way for New State-Endorsed Online University, WGU Ohio

Much Ohio support for expanding higher ed access for working adults.

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Ohio partners with WGU to offer online university.

The state of Ohio and nonprofit, Salt Lake City-based WGU have teamed up to establish WGU Ohio, an online, competency-based university offering accredited bachelor's and master's degrees in business, K-12 teacher education, information technology and health professions, including nursing.

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WGU Ohio Expands Access to Higher Education

Carey joined business and education leaders as well WGU President Scott Pulsipher and newly appointed chancellor Rebecca Watts, at the Ohio Statehouse today to announce the partnership.

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Online-only Western Governors University launches in Ohio, with officials hoping it helps the state meet attainment goals

WGU's Ohio offices will be in Columbus. Ohioans who choose to study at WGU are eligible for the Ohio Opportunity Grant, an income-based award from the Ohio Department of Higher Education.

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