October 6, 2000
Legislative Audit Criticizes Western Governors University
The State of Utah has released an audit of Western Governors University that criticizes it for low enrollment and poor performance in competing with other distance-education programs. But the president of the university said that the document is filled with inaccurate and outdated information and that the institution is actually thriving.
The audit, performed by the state's legislative auditor general, reports that as of January, about 200 students were