Strayer University Layoffs

Strayer University

Messages relating to layoffs at Strayer University are presented below the company info.

Company information:

Industry/Area of Activity:
Higher education, colleges and universities.
Company Stock Ticker:
STRA
Stock traded at:
NASDAQ
About Strayer University:
Univesity/College. Provides services in the area of education and skills improvement.
Contact information:
Strayer University is one of the largest employers in Washington, District of Columbia (DC) 20005. Tel: (202) 408-2400.
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Posts regarding layoffs at Strayer University

(Thu 03/26/15 17:33:45 UTC)

Karen Anderson

Still with Strayer?

Anonymous85351


(Wed 02/25/15 15:48:05 UTC)

Enrollment Down 8%, Revenues Down 11%

So much for Steve Harvey, the numbers are not good.......http://biz.yahoo.com/e/150220/stra10-k.html

Camden Kid
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(Sun 01/18/15 01:40:14 UTC)

Just a matter of time? Or will workers resist?

For those IT people still at Strayer, how much time do you think you have left before you will be unloaded? Is there anything you plan on doing to slow down the process (resistance)? Has anyone talked about organizing with a trade union? Have you seen the latest issue of CyberTrend? It sounds like ... read more

Camden Kid
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(Fri 01/09/15 21:15:42 UTC)

Obama Proposes Free Community College

As ABC News says, it's more of a "political pipe dream." But more progressive states can do this.....http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/obama-proposes-publicly-funded-community-college-28105522

Camden Kid

(Fri 11/07/14 19:01:25 UTC)

Strayer Taking a Beating on Consumer Affairs Website

From everything I'm learning about Strayer, they are going down the wrong path, cutting back on staff and treating their student-customers poorly......http://www.consumeraffairs.com/education/strayer.html

Camden Kid

(Mon 10/13/14 18:34:18 UTC)

Whistleblowers Need to Contact David Halperin

@Anonymous43267 (and others), you may be obligated to report any fraud or crimes that are occurring at Strayer. On the other hand, you have the right to file a whistleblower lawsuit for damages. You may want to write to lawyer-activist David Halperin about your claims. Mr. Halperin will not ask you ... read more

Camden Kid

(Tue 10/07/14 12:25:37 UTC)

Strayer Falling into the For-Profit Zombie Trap

Anthem (privately owned), Corinthian Colleges (Wells Fargo), and Education Management (Goldman Sachs) are the first colleges to crash in 2014 ("the 4profit zombie college crash"). Many more schools are on the same path, including Strayer. Those who have been with the company long enough know what I ... read more

Camden Kid
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(Wed 09/10/14 15:38:30 UTC)

Business Media Pumping Strayer

http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertfarrington/2014/09/10/be-selective-in-choosing-a-for-profit-college/.....Very interesting to see Strayer get so much media attention. Lots of money to entertainer Steve Harvey, NASCAR owner Joe Gibbs, Jack Welch. Seems like a giant con to me. Can anyone tell me how ... read more

Camden Kid

(Sun 08/10/14 06:11:01 UTC)

Axed in 2009

I do not regret it. The pay is really bad for the work load employees are expected to complete, there is an absolute focus on enrollments and there is no work-life balance at Strayer. If you are looking forward to working for almost minimum wage and being stressed out all time then go ahead and ... read more

Anonymous26879

(Sun 08/10/14 03:23:48 UTC)

Where is Strayer Getting the Money?

Hiring entertainer Steve Harvey and co-sponsoring the Joe Gibbs racing team? Where is Strayer getting the dough for this?

Camden Kid
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(Mon 06/02/14 19:09:49 UTC)

Who owns Strayer?

Anyone?

Anonymous11262
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(Mon 06/02/14 16:25:37 UTC)

Are Strayer Employees Being Silenced?

After having a conversation with a current Strayer instructor, I was informed that workers sign a contract that disallows them from speaking poorly of the company. Has anyone else felt censored by Strayer or been concerned about the repercussions of speaking out or organizing?

Camden Kid

(Wed 04/30/14 15:59:29 UTC)

Strayer's Phantom Classes and Other For-Profit Sludge

http://www.dailycensored.com/more-in-for-profit-college-and-university-news-the-sludge-keeps-getting-thicker/

Camden Kid

(Mon 04/07/14 19:09:29 UTC)

Phantom Classes

Does anyone know about "phantom classes" at Strayer, classes that don't meet or that end hours early?

Camden Kid
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(Fri 02/21/14 20:49:12 UTC)

STRA Profits and stock price increases by making cuts: someone's making a ton of money, while employees and students lose

Profits and stock price increase as STRA makes cuts: someone's making a ton of money...... Student Enrollment •Total enrollment at Strayer University for the 2014 winter term decreased 14% to 41,098 students compared to 47,926 students for the same term in 2013. •Across the Strayer University ... read more

Camden Kid

(Tue 02/04/14 19:56:01 UTC)

Run, Don't Walk, Away from Strayer University

http://www.glassdoor.com/Reviews/Employee-Review-Strayer-University-RVW3625656.htm Pros – The best part of Strayer was helping good students who wanted to work hard and succeed at school and life. If I have to name a pro, it would be those few good students. Faculty mean well but are 99% adjuncts, ... read more

StrayerEmployee
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(Thu 01/30/14 16:41:47 UTC)

@USinjustice, dailycensored.com

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/davidhalperin/feds-launch-online-compla_b_4695421.html?utm_source=Alert-blogger&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Email%2BNotifications..."Federal agencies have this morning launched a new online complaint system where veterans, service members, and their families can ... read more

Camden Kid

(Fri 12/27/13 04:15:03 UTC)

@USinjustice, dailycensored.com

Take a look at the Strayer photos in this article by Danny Weil of dailycensored.com....http://www.dailycensored.com/profit-colleges-destroying-us-educational-system-democratic-society-general/

Camden Kid

(Tue 12/17/13 05:09:57 UTC)

Rubber Stampers

Strayer University keeps rubber stampers and let's go people who hold students and other staff members accountable. Ultimately, this will be the full demise of the company as it is already happening in front of the stockholders eyes. Anyone who owns stock in this garbage will soon realize that ... read more

Anonymous1710

(Fri 12/06/13 19:15:47 UTC)

@USinjustice

A window into the lives of those at the top of the for-profit ladder. I'd guess 80% extracted from US government funds, the rest extracted from working people...http://sf.curbed.com/archives/2013/11/25/university_of_phoenix_founder_lists_pac_heights_home_for_27m.php

Camden Kid

(Sat 11/30/13 10:54:09 UTC)

Thanks Camden Kid

Tx

Anonymous1001

(Sat 11/30/13 05:56:48 UTC)

@USinjustice

Our latest investigative work on for-profit colleges..... http://www.dailycensored.com/profit-colleges-destroying-us-educational-system-democratic-society-general/

Camden Kid

(Wed 11/27/13 14:14:20 UTC)

@USinjustice

Our latest analysis of for-profit schools...http://www.dailycensored.com/profit-college-news-strayer-teacher-unions-call-centers-called-colleges/

Camden Kid

(Fri 11/08/13 17:41:15 UTC)

Rose Mary is a nice name.

RM's a nice person. She's clueless when it comes to business, but as a person, she's supercool!

Anonymous140


(Wed 11/06/13 23:36:30 UTC)

What is funny is the person they promoted from COO to CEO is the main reason of Strayer's failure... numbers numbers numbers he hired a bunch of Disney people and let go of people that had been there a long time. It should be Disney University and his best friend she is just as worst. Shareholders ... read more

Anonymous

(Fri 11/01/13 18:58:55 UTC)

http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/news/2013/10/31/strayer-cutting-jobs-closing-campuses.html...."Strayer will reduce headcount by 20 percent and operating expenses by $50 million beginning in 2013. It will also close 20 physical campuses, mostly in the Midwest, within the next six months."

Camden Kid

(Fri 11/01/13 18:43:47 UTC)

Strayer is next.....http://www.theflyonthewall.com/permalinks/entry.php/APOLid1910370/APOL-Apollo-Group-names-J-Mitchell-Bowling-as-new-COO.....Strayer plummets after reporting enrollment decline...Shares of for-profit education company Strayer (STRA) are tumbling after the company announced that ... read more

Camden Kid
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(Fri 11/01/13 09:03:30 UTC)

UOP got hit hard

Anonymous

(Mon 10/21/13 12:23:54 UTC)

I could not have been happier to hear that Kimala McClendon was fired last week. She took a previously successful region and ran it into the ground. Under her "leadership," I have never been associated with an organization with lower morale or less employee engagement. Strayer finally made a good ... read more

Anonymous
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(Sun 10/20/13 13:31:31 UTC)

In the recent layoffs they got rid of one of the better vice provosts and kept one of the absolute worst. Wonder who she was sleeping with. Merit clearly has no impact on who was dumped and who was not. The people who run the place clearly have minimal management skills. Add that to the fact they ... read more

annon

(Thu 10/17/13 01:12:38 UTC)

They gave out volunteer resignation to all corporate employees. Deadline is Oct 30.

Anonymous

(Thu 10/17/13 00:43:54 UTC)

I loved, loved, loved my job with Strayer for years. And then the power structure changed, and it became a horrible, top-heavy, belittling place to work. Trust me, some of us worked hard for this company and were still let go. It was not always about who worked the hardest. Typically, it was more ... read more

Anonymous

(Thu 10/17/13 00:40:36 UTC)

I loved, loved, loved my job with Strayer for years. And then the power structure changed, and it became a horrible, top-heavy, belittling place to work. Trust me, some of us worked hard for this company and were still let go. It was not always about who worked the hardest. Typically, it was more ... read more

Anonymous

(Sun 04/07/13 04:44:00 UTC)

The Legal Assistance Group of NYC is collecting information from former for-profit employees in regards to filing a class action lawsuit. Please contact them: (212) 946-0354 or email: JStevens@NYLAG.org

Anonymous

(Mon 02/11/13 04:44:58 UTC)

Funny to listen to people complain about this company. They paid your salary for years. No one minded staying there when the money was coming in, but Strayer makes a good business decision and all hell breaks loose. Lazy people sat around doing nothing and are still out of work I bet. I think it is ... read more

Anonymous

(Tue 12/04/12 15:24:33 UTC)

Apparently Strayer is trying to fill many positions they just got rid of. Check the career section of their site if you were laid off. If they are trying to fill your former Strayer position before October 15, 2013, you have a solid case against them!

Anonymous

(Tue 12/04/12 06:34:11 UTC)

Just check out UOP board here - it's the same story

Anonymous

(Thu 11/08/12 07:19:56 UTC)

It is because democrats are picking them apart since they are a scam and take money from people without providing them a proper education. They haven't been doing well and Jack Welch did not help them as they had hoped he would. Now that Obama is back for another term hopefully he shuts them down!

Anonymous

(Tue 11/06/12 19:43:03 UTC)

anybody know if the layoffs at Strayer are due to business deteriorating or is this a normal pattern every year?

Anonymous

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