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.
WGU Indiana Advisory Board
Cindy Adams, Chief Nursing Officer, St. Vincent Health
Vincent Bertram, President & CEO, Project Lead The Way (PTLW)
Todd Bess, Executive Director, Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP)
Carol D’Amico, Executive Vice President, Mission Advancement and Philanthropy, Strada Education Network
Kathy Davis, Owner, Davis Design Group and former Lt. Governor of Indiana
Gerry Dick, President, Grow Indiana Media Ventures LLC
Sue Ellspermann, President, Ivy Tech Community College and former Lt. Governor of Indiana
Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mayor, Gary
Michael Langellier, President & CEO, Techpoint
Jamie Merisotis, President & CEO, Lumina Foundation for Education
Ron Stiver, President, System Clinical Services, 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.
WGU's National Advisory Board
Another crucial source of support is our National Advisory Board, made up of representatives from prestigious corporations and foundations. Members provide ongoing support and advice to the university.
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.
Health Professions Program Council
Nursing Advisory Council
General Education Council
Business Program Council
Information Technology Program Council
Education Program Council
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