Walden University Layoffs

Topics regarding layoffs at Walden University

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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Isn't there someone you can bribe?

"Laureate Education Inc. (LAUR) is fighting for survival. The international for-profit system of colleges is no longer backed by the Clinton Foundation. Its founder Doug Becker was ousted in 2018 with an enormous golden parachute. And its rich and... —  read more 

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Walden safe for now?

"We concluded to retain Walden, but let me be very, very clear. Laureate is committed to any and all value-creation opportunities that unlock value for our shareholders. We recognize that the market value of our enterprise is below the intrinsic... —  read more 

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Walden University and Laureate

From the look of the latest earnings report, Walden University is in the margins. Guess Brazil is getting bigger for Laureate as that country gets taken over by their right wing. Should be interesting to see how that relationship develops... —  read more 

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Will Laureate sell of Walden University

Laureate has publicly stated in SEC documents that they were considered selling off Walden University. Do you think a real sale is possible, or is it a ploy so Laureate continue to operate Walden as the servicer, to reduce liability and tax burden?... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+Wqggu1s

More losses

"Simplification of portfolio"=layoffs. https://seekingalpha.com/pr/17327227-laureate-education-reports-third-quarter-nine-months-ended-september-30-2018-financial —  read more 

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Va. congressional candidate says she has $200K in debt from for-profit colleges

Vangie Williams, the Democratic nominee in Virginia’s 1st U.S. House District, said she has $200,000 in student-loan debt from taking classes through for-profit colleges....In an interview, she said she has three degrees and is working toward a... —  read more 

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Walden enrollment down 2000 students.

Eilif Serck-Hanssen It has a significant impact and that’s why I am -- in my earlier remarks, I cautioned the impact for fourth quarter and for next year. Because of this the average tuition at Walden is about three times the average of the system... —  read more 

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Parent company Laureate loses money again. Failing to meet US Dept of Education financial standards.

We received a letter dated October 12, 2017 from the DOE stating that, based on Laureate’s failure to meet standards of financial responsibility for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, we are required to either: 1) increase our LOC to an amount... —  read more 

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Post ID: @OP+QaE7eNB

Possible national class action?

The current domestic cases include: (1) On October 5, 2016, a student filed suit against us and Walden University in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in the matter of Latonya Thornhill v. Walden University, et. al.... —  read more 

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