WGU Indiana University Governance

WGU Indiana

Nationally Recognized. Proven Education. An Indiana Institution.

WGU Indiana Mission

The mission of WGU Indiana is to expand access to affordable higher education for Indiana residents through online, competency-based degree programs that address key workforce needs.

WGU Indiana Governance

WGU Indiana is a private, non-profit institution that was established by the state of Indiana in partnership with Western Governors University.

WGU Indiana is led by a Chancellor and an Advisory Board who reside in Indiana and provide guidance on the most effective ways the university can meet the needs of Hoosiers.

About Allison Barber, WGU Indiana's Chancellor

WGU Indiana Advisory Board
David A. Bathe, Chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette
Vincent Bertram, CEO, Project Lead The Way (PTLW)
Linda Buskirk, President and Owner, Accountable Solutions, Inc.
Kathy Davis, Owner, Davis Design Group
Gerry Dick, President, Grow Indiana Media Ventures LLC
Nancy Huber, President, Fifth Third Bank
Carolyn Konfirst, Patient Safety & Quality Advisor, Indiana Hospital Association
Michael Langellier, CEO, Techpoint
Jamie Merisotis, President & CEO, Lumina Foundation
Earline Rogers, State Senator, District 3
Ron Stiver, Sr. Vice President, Engagement & External Affairs, IU Health

WGU Indiana operates under the same governance as that of its parent institution, WGU: a Board of Trustees consisting of educators, industry leaders, and state governors.

Board of Trustees

WGU's National Advisory Board

WGU Indiana receives support from our parent institution’s National Advisory Board (NAB). The NAB is composed of representatives from prominent corporations and foundations that provide ongoing input and support. Current members include:

Dell Computer
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Hospital Corporation of America
Lumina Foundation
J. Willard and Alice S.
    Marriott Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Simmons Media Group
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Tenet Healthcare
Wasatch Property Management
Zions Bank

Academic Program Governance

In partnership with the state of Indiana, Western Governors University provides curriculum, learning resources, mentoring, and student services to WGU Indiana. The academic programs are developed and guided by WGU administrators within several councils of scholars and industry experts.

Academic Leadership
Assessment Council
Health Professions Program Council
General Education Council
Business Program Council
Information Technology Program Council
Education Program Council

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