Darin Hobbs

Vice President, Learning & Employment Records

Western Governors University

Darin R. Hobbs, Vice President of Learning & Employment Records at Western Governors University (WGU), has over twenty years of management and customer service experience in various professional, academic, and volunteer capacities. Darin is known for innovative solutions that create efficiencies within the work environment and constantly thinks creatively about how to reimagine the student record. Darin has devoted his career at WGU to transforming higher education for the benefit of students. 

As the Vice President of Learning & Employment Records, Darin is the business owner of Records in the Achievement Architecture initiative that seeks to transform the student record into a learner-owned, digital record of achievement that is skills-denominated, machine actionable and built upon a foundation of open standards.