Scott Pulsipher

Western Governors University

Scott Pulsipher has served as president of nonprofit Western Governors University, the nation’s first and largest competency-based university, since April 2016. At WGU, he is driving continuous innovation to improve student outcomes by focusing on rapidly advancing curriculum quality, new faculty models, data-driven learning, and a different cost model.

Under President Pulsipher’s leadership, WGU is transforming higher education by improving quality, expanding access, and optimizing student success through online, competency-based degree programs aligned with workforce needs and opportunity.

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