AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION, INC. (NASDAQ:APEI) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers

AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION, INC. (NASDAQ:APEI) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

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On December 23, 2017, Wes Moore tendered his resignation from the Board of Directors (the “Board”) of American Public Education, Inc. (the “Company”), effective December 31, 2017. Mr. Moore’s resignation was based on the time commitment necessary in his role as Chief Executive Officer of the Robin Hood Foundation and not a result of any disagreements with the Board or the Company on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices.

“I thank Wes for his devotion to access and affordability for all of our students. His perspectives as a veteran, entrepreneur, and social activist contributed greatly to his role as a board member. I congratulate Wes on his appointment as CEO of the Robin Hood Foundation,” said Dr. Wallace E. Boston, Chief Executive Officer of the Company.


About AMERICAN PUBLIC EDUCATION, INC. (NASDAQ:APEI)

American Public Education, Inc. is a provider of online and on-campus postsecondary education. The Company’s segments include American Public Education Segment (APEI Segment), which consists of the operational activities of APUS, other corporate activities and minority investments, and Hondros College of Nursing Segment (HCON Segment), which consists of the operational activities of HCON. APUS provides online postsecondary education directed primarily at the needs of the military and public safety communities. APUS is an online university that includes American Military University (AMU) and American Public University (APU). HCON provides nursing education to students at approximately four campuses in the State of Ohio, as well as online, to serve the needs of the nursing and healthcare communities. HCON offers a Diploma in Practical Nursing and an Associate Degree in Nursing at its Ohio campuses, which are located in the suburban areas of Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Cleveland.

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