Strayer Education Inc. is nearing a deal to merge with Capella Education Co., according to people familiar with the matter, a move that would create a for-profit education company valued at nearly $2 billion... read more
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Strayer has been flying under the radar in the subprime college crash, but it looks like they are getting lots of complaints. The newest ad with the woman in the coffee shop is horrible; what kind of people do they plan to recruit?... read more
....and Strayer Education shares have fallen 18 percent since the beginning of the year. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/strayer-education-misses-2q-profit-103928759.html
Strayer stock continues to drop. Can't be good for workers.
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strayer_University#Recent_history_as_Strayer_UniversityOn Thu 10/29/15, Strayer posted a video message at sunow.strayer.edu about an organization-wide restructuring. In the midatlantic region, for example, almost all... read more
From what my former colleagues have told me that are still employed there, they have cut campus staff tremendously. Depending on the size of the campus, there is only 1 full time rep in the Business Office handling all duties in a day... read more
Anyone has the list?
Things will become very interesting in Q2, layoffs will be taking place 100%, schools will be closing
Still with Strayer?
So much for Steve Harvey, the numbers are not good.......http://biz.yahoo.com/e/150220/stra10-k.html
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... read more
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
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
@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... read more
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... read more
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... read more
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... read more
Hiring entertainer Steve Harvey and co-sponsoring the Joe Gibbs racing team? Where is Strayer getting the dough for this?
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... read more
Does anyone know about "phantom classes" at Strayer, classes that don't meet or that end hours early?
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... read more
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... read more
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... read more
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/
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... read more
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... read more
Our latest investigative work on for-profit colleges..... http://www.dailycensored.com/profit-colleges-destroying-us-educational-system-democratic-society-general/
Our latest analysis of for-profit schools...http://www.dailycensored.com/profit-college-news-strayer-teacher-unions-call-centers-called-colleges/
RM's a nice person. She's clueless when it comes to business, but as a person, she's supercool!
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... read more
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... read more
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... read more
UOP got hit hard
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... read more
They gave out volunteer resignation to all corporate employees. Deadline is Oct 30.