Topics regarding layoffs at 2U Inc.

Topics regarding layoffs at 2U Inc.

2U-USC fallout in DC

Let's see how this mess continues to develop. ED has already changed rules about transparency with universities and OPMs that is scheduled to take effect in May.

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Borrower Defense Claims Surpass 750,000. Consumers Empowered. Subprime Colleges and Programs Threatened.

As of January 2023, there are more than ¾ of a million Borrower Defense claims against schools. And each month, about 16,000 new claims are added. Those claims are disproportionately made against a number of for-profit colleges and formerly... —  read more 

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2U may make a profit?

"The consensus EPS Estimate is $0.21 (vs. -$0.20 last year) and the consensus Revenue Estimate is $234.72M (-3.6% Y/Y)."

OPMs not meeting expectations

"A survey of chief online learning officers indicates that online program management companies, or OPMs, aren’t meeting their expectations for marketing and recruitment, even though these are the services the college officials said they needed... —  read more 


It takes work and dedication to bring to fruition, but it may honestly provide the potential to directly address all levels of the just Wrongness that this place has perpetually evolved into.

SVP Update

Limited communications coming from Chip and his team. There's likely to be another round of layoffs, maybe a few more. SVPs and VPs are not immune either.

Creative layoff

Ming boggling getting laid off after 5+ years with this company. Being on the creative team and taking away my access 10 minutes after the HR meeting is disrespectful. That computer become my main device at home with personal files, pictures, and... —  read more 


Last working day is 8/31. I've only been with the company since June. I'm receiving 5 weeks severance, they're covering regular insurance for September, and covering COBRA until 10/31. Disappointed to be leaving, but for such a short time at 2U -... —  read more 

SVP Here

Layoffs will increase quite a bit in Aug/Sept. Chip and his team are pressuring for more names. You're performance is being watched, particularly those working remotely.

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