Robert Mendenhall

Type: Person
Name: Robert Mendenhall
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Undersecretary of education tells WGU grads to 'continue being pioneers'

Robert W. Mendenhall, president of Western Governors University, speaks at the WGU summer commencement ceremony at the EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, July 12, 2014.Kristin Murphy, Deseret NewsSALT LAKE CITY — Gena Brower is the first ... [Published Deseret Morning News - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Competency-Based Learning Provides Perks for Online Students

Imagine going to school in an online environment separate from any time requirements – where you could test out of a course in a day if you proved you mastered the content.While still rare, students increasingly have the option to do just that as more ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Jana R. Mendenhall

RICHMOND, Ind. - , age 58, of Richmond, died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis, Indiana.Born September 28, 1955, in Richmond, to Richard E. and Mary Jo Kilgus Jeffers, Jana was a life-long resident of Richmond. She was ... [Published Palladium Item - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Degrees on the Cheap! Some Colleges Now Let You Pass a Test to Earn a B.A.

A handful of schools are letting mid-career folks place out of classes based on exams testing their knowledge. For some, these programs offer a faster, cheaper way to a diploma.Think you know as much as a college graduate but never got a degree? More ... [Published Time - Jun 17 2014]

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"Who wants to sit through classes when you already know the stuff?" says Robert Mendenhall, president of Western Governor’s University. "it makes it more relevant to the student because they can demonstrate what they know and spend their time learning what they don’t know."

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