Topics regarding layoffs at Walden University

Topics regarding layoffs at Walden University

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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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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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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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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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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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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Laureate Rewards Club

Someone's making out like a bandit.

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Student X

Tell me how you feel about this.

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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."

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Post ID:  @OP+12JpEiFD

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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Post ID:  @OP+XUqhu7g

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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More losses

"Simplification of portfolio"=layoffs.

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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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Post ID:  @OP+VEH0P2e

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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