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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 ...


Nov 30, 2018, 12:12 ET AAUW Awards Grants to Two Western Governors University Students

Western Governors University (WGU) graduate students Carolyn Moore and Brandi Johnson were awarded Career Development Grants by the American...


Nov 27, 2018, 17:22 ET Western Governors University Names David Morales Chief Information Officer

Western Governors University (WGU) today announced that David Morales has joined as Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Technology....


Nov 09, 2018, 09:00 ET WGU Indiana recognizes Veterans Day with $75,000 in scholarships for veterans, military service members and their families

To honor all those who have served our country, WGU Indiana is offering $75,000 in scholarships for veterans, active-duty military, reservists and...


Nov 07, 2018, 15:30 ET WGU Recognizes Veterans Day with $750,000 in Scholarships for Veterans, Military Service Members, and their Families

To honor all those who have served our country, nonprofit, online Western Governors University (WGU) is offering $750,000 in scholarships for...


Nov 02, 2018, 14:03 ET Graduates from 36 States to Participate in WGU Regional Commencement in Indianapolis on Saturday

On Saturday, more than 800 graduates from 36 states and Canada will receive their diplomas at Western Governors University's (WGU) 69th commencement...


Oct 22, 2018, 07:02 ET Western Governors University named 'Academia Partner of the Year' For Second Straight Year by World's Largest Cybersecurity Organization

For the second year in a row, Western Governors University (WGU) received the Academia Partner of the Year award from the Internal Council of...


Oct 15, 2018, 12:04 ET Western Governors University and Carnegie Mellon University Partner to Develop AI-Enabled Career Guidance Technology

The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Western Governors University's Center for Applied Learning Science (CALS) and Carnegie Mellon...


Sep 27, 2018, 12:53 ET WGU's 3-Year Student Loan Default Rate Drops to 4.1%, Less than Half the National Rate of 10.8%

Western Governors University's (WGU) official student loan default rate dropped again for the FY 2015 cohort, from 4.6 to 4.1 percent, which is less...


Sep 14, 2018, 11:03 ET Graduates from 45 States to Participate in WGU Regional Commencement in Washington, D.C. on Saturday

Nearly 750 graduates from 45 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and military instillations overseas will gather on Saturday in Washington, D.C....


Aug 30, 2018, 13:05 ET WGU Offers $750,000 in Scholarships for Adults Going Back to School

To help make going back to school and earning a college degree a reality for busy adults, Western Governors University (WGU) will award $750,000 in...