Topics regarding layoffs at Walden University

Topics regarding layoffs at Walden University

Where there is smoke...

Let's see who's telling the truth. I'm thinking it's not Adtalem https://investors.adtalem.com/press-releases/press-releases-details/2024/Adtalem-Global-Education-Counters-Safkhet-Capital-Report/default.aspx

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Robocollege update

Here are the most recent numbers from the US Department of Education College Navigator: American Intercontinental University: 89 full-time instructors for 14,333 students. American Public University System has 332 F/T instructors for 48,688... — read more 

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How's Linda?

https://www.foxnews.com/media/walden-university-new-ai-digital-human-linda-analyzes-student-gestures-talks-emotes

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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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Post ID: @OP+1lFdtrsv

Horrifying dataset

See how many Walden programs would be considered low value programs. The link to the dataset is at the bottom of the article. https://robertkelchen.com/2023/01/19/sharing-a-dataset-of-program-level-debt-and-earnings-outcomes/

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Post ID: @OP+1kMVHbEE

"Soul Machines Partners with Adtalem Global Education to Launch Digital Person that Reimagines the Future of Health Care Career Development"

"Soul Machines, the groundbreaking company pioneering the creation of autonomously animated Digital People, has partnered with Adtalem Global Education, a leading health care education company, to launch Linda, a Digital Person that reimagines health... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1iInxjO0

Sweet v Cardona

How many Borrower Defense claims have been made against Walden University? https://predatorystudentlending.org/cases/sweet-v-devos/

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Post ID: @OP+1hGhEQv0

New Walden President

Worked for McKinsey...https://www.marketwatch.com/press-release/adtalem-global-education-appoints-michael-betz-as-president-of-walden-university-2022-05-23

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Post ID: @OP+1gUIoG9i

Student loan debt numbers

In 2014, Walden University's student debt numbers were horrible. What do the numbers look like now? https://www.highereducationinquirer.org/2021/11/more-transparency-about-student-debt.html

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Post ID: @OP+1dRSxG1p

FTC Warning

"The Federal Trade Commission this morning announced a new initiative to combat deceptive and unfair practices in the for-profit higher education industry. At a press conference, FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra and Bureau of Consumer Protection... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1ddELovC

Sale to Adtalem completed

"The transaction, which closed on the terms previously disclosed, resulted from Laureate's efforts to explore strategic alternatives for each of its businesses in order to unlock shareholder value... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1cjFV4Hc

Definitely not a love letter

"Despite the tremendous opportunity at the Company, we have serious concerns about the ability of the Board of Directors (the “Board”) and management team to realize the Company’s true potential, allocate capital appropriately, and capitalize on its... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1c0Slruh

Debt Sentence

Student loan default is a traumatic, stigmatizing experience. Because of that, many working people keep the pain of their student loan problems to themselves. Can you feel it? Do you feel any guilt at all... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1bHd71pg

Synergies?

Let me provide a brief update on our planned acquisition of Walden University. We remain enthusiastic about the complementary programs and online capabilities that brings to Adtalem. The acquisition of Walden University plays an important role in... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+1aHR9BQ7

Justice Department Probe

"The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating Walden University, an online for-profit college, over allegations it misrepresented aspects of a nursing program to students and an accreditor, according to an SEC filing....The company has launched... — read more 

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Post ID: @OP+181ssAHX

Laureate Rewards Club

Someone's making out like a bandit. https://www.insidehighered.com/quicktakes/2020/11/16/laureate-execs-set-receive-large-payouts-after-sale-college

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Student X

Tell me how you feel about this. http://collegemeltdown.blogspot.com/2020/11/a-letter-to-us-department-of-education.html

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Post ID: @OP+17Tayz0v

Higher ed assembly line

"Walden University has 206 full-time instructors for more than 50,000 students." https://collegemeltdown.blogspot.com/2019/12/the-higher-education-assembly-line.html

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