Last year, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon signed a new partnership between the state of Missouri and nationally recognized, non-profit Western Governors University. The idea: help thousands of the 750,000 Missourians with some higher education obtain an affordable college degree. And affordable it is at just under $3,000 a semester.
On Wednesday's Up to Date, Steve Kraske speaks with the Chancellor of WGU Missouri and a graduate of the university to discover what makes this program so attractive to both prospective students and the state of Missouri.
- Angie Bessendorfer is the Chancellor of Western Governors University Missouri.
- Sonya Davis is an MBA graduate of WGU Missouri. She works in the health care field at United Bio Services.