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Jun 14, 2019, 12:03 ET Utah's Best Online Education: WGU Earns 11th Consecutive Best of State Medal

For the 11th consecutive year, Western Governors University (WGU) has been awarded Utah's Best of State medal for "Best Online Education." WGU's Vice ...


Jun 10, 2019, 12:00 ET WGU's Center for Applied Learning Science Takes Home Innovation Award at Eduventures Summit

ACT | NRCCUA, an educational data science and research organization, recognized the Center for Applied Learning Science (CALS) as a winner of its...


Jun 07, 2019, 12:00 ET WGU's Commencement Ceremony in Anaheim Celebrates a Dream Come True for More Than 6,500 Graduates

More than 1,500 graduates from 49 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and military installations overseas will cross the stage and be...


May 23, 2019, 14:04 ET WGU Recognized with Two Distance Learning Awards from USDLA

For the ninth time, the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) has honored Western Governors University (WGU) with a 21st Century...


Apr 30, 2019, 12:00 ET New Gallup Research Shows WGU's High-Quality, Personalized Education Results in Better Outcomes for Graduates

A study released today by Gallup Research found that graduates of Western Governors University (WGU) report significantly higher levels of career...


Apr 26, 2019, 12:33 ET Graduates from 40 States to Participate in WGU Commencement in Cincinnati on Saturday

More than 5,000 graduates, guests, and faculty will celebrate Western Governors University's (WGU) 71st commencement in Cincinnati, Ohio, on Saturday....


Apr 23, 2019, 11:00 ET WGU Adds Financial Literacy Resources to Responsible Borrowing Initiative

In recognition of Financial Literacy Month, Western Governors University (WGU) has announced the addition of new resources as part of its Responsible ...


Apr 22, 2019, 16:35 ET WGU and Utah Jazz Award Tuition for One Year to Four Students

Western Governors University (WGU) and the Utah Jazz teamed up to provide four Utah students with a full year of tuition. Awarded during halftime of...


Apr 16, 2019, 15:00 ET WGU, SEIU-UHW, and Healthcare Employers Partner to Reinvent Workforce Education for Tens of Thousands of California Students

estern Governors University (WGU) and Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) today announced a new...


Mar 26, 2019, 14:00 ET WGU Offering $250,000 in Scholarships to Displaced Argosy University Students

As nearly 13,000 students across the country are affected by the closure of Argosy University, Western Governors University (WGU) President Scott...


Mar 25, 2019, 13:45 ET WGU Offers $50,000 in Scholarships to Strengthen Utah's Teacher Pipeline

Amid a teacher shortage that includes more than 500 open teaching positions statewide, Western Governors University (WGU) will award $50,000 in...


Mar 06, 2019, 06:03 ET Survey: Tennesseans Want Sustained Commitment To Higher Ed

A large majority of Tennesseans think Gov. Bill Lee should devote as much or more time and resources on higher education and workforce development as ...


Mar 01, 2019, 17:08 ET WGU Appoints Alison Bell as New WGU Indiana Chancellor

Western Governors University (WGU) announced today that higher education veteran Alison Bell has been appointed WGU Indiana Chancellor. Bell brings...


Feb 28, 2019, 13:42 ET WGU Receives Quality Award from International Accreditation Authority

Nonprofit, online Western Governors University (WGU) recently received the 2018 CIQG Quality Award, recognized for its "outstanding performance of...


Feb 25, 2019, 09:04 ET WGU North Carolina and USO of North Carolina Partner to Announce New Military Service Scholarships

WGU North Carolina Chancellor Catherine Truitt and USO of North Carolina President and CEO John Falkenbury have announced the formation of a new...


Feb 14, 2019, 10:48 ET Western Governors University Announces Board of Trustees Appointee

Western Governors University (WGU) has announced the addition of Van Ton-Quinlivan to its Board of Trustees. She is a nationally recognized thought...


Feb 13, 2019, 16:45 ET WGU President to Join Leaders in Technology, Workforce Development, and Education on American Workforce Policy Advisory Board

Western Governors University (WGU) President Scott Pulsipher is among a group of 25 U.S. governors, Fortune 500 CEOs, education leaders, and...


Feb 08, 2019, 10:06 ET WGU's 70th Commencement Ceremony in Orlando Commemorates a Dream Come True for More Than 8,700 Graduates

More than 1,200 graduates from 46 states, the District of Columbia, and military installations overseas will walk the stage at Western Governors...


Jan 16, 2019, 11:30 ET Western Governors University Expands Partnership with Anthem

Nonprofit, online Western Governors University (WGU) announced a new scholarship program with Anthem, Inc., one of the nation's largest health...


Jan 11, 2019, 11:55 ET WGU Partners with Lifetime® to Celebrate Four Inspiring WGU Grads

Western Governors University (WGU) is partnering with Lifetime® for #SheDidThat, a campaign that celebrates four exceptional women who earned...


Jan 09, 2019, 13:30 ET New Year, New You: WGU Offers $700,000 in Scholarships for Adults Planning to Go Back to College

Western Governors University (WGU) is offering an incentive for busy adults making resolutions to earn a college degree in the new year: $700,000 in...


Jan 08, 2019, 11:39 ET WGU and uCertify Receive CODiE Award for Best Learning Relationship Management Solution

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) recently announced that nonprofit, online Western Governors University (WGU) and uCertify are...


Jan 03, 2019, 14:00 ET WGU Graduate Rashaan Green Named CAEL's Adult Learner of the Year

As a high school dropout, Rashaan J. Green from Ellicott City, Maryland, had to overcome multiple barriers to pursue higher education. Now a...


Dec 17, 2018, 13:21 ET WGU's Teachers College Earns CAEP Accreditation

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) announced that online, nonprofit Western Governors University (WGU) is one of only...


Dec 03, 2018, 09:03 ET WGU North Carolina Recognizes Military Community with $75,000 in Scholarships for Veterans, Service Members, and Their Families

To honor all those who have served our country, WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of the nonprofit online Western Governors University, is offering up ...