Scott Pulsipher

Scott Pulsipher

President

Western Governors University

Scott Pulsipher has served as President of Western Governors University, the nation’s premier nonprofit competency-based university, since April 2016, leading all academic, operational, and organizational functions. He cultivates a student-first environment by using technology and data to improve learning outcomes, graduation rates, employment, and overall student wellbeing.     Prior to joining WGU, Scott led several technology-based, customer-focused businesses, including Amazon, Sterling Commerce, and two successful startups that traverse retail, supply chain, banking, payments, and manufacturing sectors.   He serves on multiple higher education and technology boards, including member of Handshake’s Impact Advisory Board, advisory board member at the Presidents Forum, and board member at the American Council on Education.