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May 26, 2020, 13:13 ET WGU Appoints D'Amico, Frankenberg as Board Directors of University's Fundraising Arm

Western Governors University (WGU) has announced the appointment of Carol D'Amico and Robert Frankenberg as Directors of the Board of Trustees for...


May 13, 2020, 14:58 ET WGU Partners with The DAISY Foundation to Honor Nursing Faculty

Western Governors University (WGU) has partnered with The DAISY Foundation to honor WGU nursing faculty with The DAISY Award® for Extraordinary...


May 12, 2020, 12:00 ET WGU Funds $10M in Emergency Aid to Support Students Impacted by COVID-19

Western Governors University (WGU) has set aside $10 million in emergency aid funds to help current and new students experiencing financial and...


May 06, 2020, 11:55 ET WGU Taps Dr. Mark Milliron to Lead Teachers College

Western Governors University (WGU) has appointed Dr. Mark David Milliron to lead its Teachers College as Senior Vice President and Executive Dean,...


May 05, 2020, 11:55 ET WGU and Kenzie Academy Partnership Creates New Pathway to Degree

Western Governors University (WGU) and Kenzie Academy announced a partnership today that will give learners a skills-focused pathway to high-tech...


May 04, 2020, 14:00 ET WGU Establishes Office in L.A. to Increase Engagement with Students, Alumni and External Partners in Western States

Western Governors University (WGU) announced today that it is establishing an office in the greater Los Angeles area to increase support for...


Apr 27, 2020, 18:20 ET WGU Webinar on Thursday to Focus on Assisting Instructors with Transitioning Courses Online

Western Governors University's (WGU) webinar "Embracing and Planning for Online Learning," airing live via WebEx on Thursday, April 30, at 10:00 am...


Apr 14, 2020, 12:53 ET WGU to Host Webinar on Maintaining Student Support in Online Higher Ed

With colleges and universities nationwide closing their physical classroom doors and shutting down campuses in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic,...


Apr 06, 2020, 18:10 ET La Beca Puente de WGU cubrirá la mayoría de los costos para algunos graduados de community colleges de California

Western Governors University (WGU) facilita que los graduados de community colleges de California se transfieran y obtengan sus títulos de grado en...


Apr 06, 2020, 14:23 ET WGU's Gap Scholarship to Cover Majority of Costs for Some California Community College Grads

Western Governors University (WGU) is making it easier for graduates of California community colleges to transfer and earn their bachelor's degrees...


Mar 17, 2020, 19:02 ET WGU and Regional Accreditor to Train on Transition to Virtual Site Visits

Starting this week, nonprofit, online Western Governors University (WGU) will provide training webinars on how to host and manage virtual...


Feb 26, 2020, 11:55 ET WGU's Nursing Students Score Above Average on National Licensing Exam

Graduates of Western Governors University's (WGU) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Prelicensure program achieved a 96.7 percent pass rate on the...


Feb 20, 2020, 12:00 ET WGU to Celebrate the Achievements of 13,000 Grads at Dallas Commencement Ceremony

In four short months, more than 13,000 students have graduated from Western Governors University (WGU), the nation's leading competency-based...


Feb 11, 2020, 13:36 ET WGU Named #1 by Military Friendly®

Created to increase access to high-quality higher education that meets students where they are, Western Governors University (WGU) has topped the...


Jan 14, 2020, 11:00 ET WGU Offering $250,000 in Scholarships to Displaced Nursing Students of Ashworth College

Nearly 600 nursing students at Ashworth College are affected by the recent closure of the school's Bachelor of Science Nursing (RN-BSN) degree...


Jan 13, 2020, 11:30 ET WGU's New IT MicroBachelors™ Program Lets Students Earn Work-Ready Credentials Along the Path to a Degree

Western Governors University (WGU) today announced the university's first globally available microcredential in Information Technology (IT). WGU's IT ...


Jan 07, 2020, 13:53 ET WGU Partners with Emsi to Map Skills Students Need to Real-World Jobs

Western Governors University (WGU) today announced the university will partner with Emsi, a leading labor market analytics firm, to support a...


Jan 06, 2020, 12:08 ET Accountable Care Learning Collaborative at WGU Releases Two New Resources Designed for Transition to Value-Based Care

Healthcare provider organizations needing help transitioning to value-based care may now download two white papers and related tools released by The...


Dec 27, 2019, 10:40 ET WGU Kicks Off 2020 with $1.5 Million in Scholarships

In its largest scholarship offering to date, Western Governors University (WGU) will award $1.5 million in scholarships to busy adults who would like ...


Dec 18, 2019, 09:30 ET Western Governors University and Cayuga Medical Center Announce New Partnership

Western Governors University (WGU) and Cayuga Medical Center—a member of Cayuga Health System—have announced a partnership designed to give employees ...


Dec 04, 2019, 15:59 ET WGU North Carolina Hires Philyaw-Rogers as Strategic Partnerships Manager

WGU North Carolina, an affiliate of the competency-based nonprofit Western Governors University, has announced the hiring of Tenita Philyaw-Rogers as ...


Nov 11, 2019, 12:53 ET WGU Offers $250,000 in Scholarships for Graduate Business Programs

To help workers gain a competitive edge in the complex world of business, Western Governors University (WGU) has announced its Master Your Future...


Oct 31, 2019, 13:43 ET WGU Recognized as "Academic Partner of the Year" For Third Straight Year

For the third year in a row, Western Governors University (WGU) has received the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council) top...


Oct 30, 2019, 17:00 ET Dr. Charles Sorenson Elected Chairman of Western Governors University Board of Trustees

The Western Governors University (WGU) Board of Trustees has elected Dr. Charles W. Sorenson, President and CEO Emeritus of Intermountain Healthcare, ...


Oct 21, 2019, 17:08 ET WGU Names David Grow as Chief Operating Officer

Western Governors University (WGU) has announced the appointment of David Grow to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer. Grow, a...