Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and Western Governors University President Bob Mendenhall introduce the state to WGU Missouri in this February 15, 2013, news conference in Kansas City. WGU Missouri is a new, state-based online university offering more than 50 high-quality accredited degree programs in the fields of business, information technology, teacher education, and health professions (including nursing).
Executive Order 13-04, signed by Missouri Governor, Jeremiah W. (Jay) Nixon. Missouri Secretary of State, Jason Kander, also signed this executive order. This document, in conjunction with the Memorandum of Understanding between the State of Missouri and Western Governors University, establishes WGU Missouri.
Tennessee's online university has caught the attention of students, educators, and employers across the state. Hear from WGU graduate Michael Jordan, Governor Bill Haslam, WGU Tennessee Chancellor Kimberly Estep, WGU President Bob Mendenhall, and faculty member Tiffany Ferencz about what a state-endorsed, online, accredited, competency-based university means for Tennesseans.