The Chronicle of Higher Education
November 6th, 2014
Bridgepoint Education Inc., which operates the for-profit Ashford
University, laid off 223 employees on Monday in the face of lagging
enrollment, The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
Ninety-three of the laid-off employees worked at Ashford University,
which has a campus in Clinton, Iowa, while 123 employees worked at the
parent company, based in San Diego.
Bridgepoint announced in January it had cut 117 jobs. The company released its third-quarter financial results on Wednesday.