SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): March 8, 2012
Career Education Corporation
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or Other Jurisdiction
|231 N. Martingale Rd., Schaumburg, IL||60173|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (847) 781-3600
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On March 8, 2012, Steven J. Tober submitted his resignation as Chief Executive Officer of American InterContinental University (AIU). The company was conducting an internal investigation into Mr. Tobers conduct relating to human resource policies at the time of his resignation.
An interim Chief Executive Officer of AIU is expected to be named at the next regularly scheduled AIU Board of Trustees meeting, which is scheduled for March 14-15, 2012.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CAREER EDUCATION CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Jeffrey D. Ayers|
Jeffrey D. Ayers
Senior Vice President, General
Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Dated: March 12, 2012