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Capella Education Co. (CPLA)

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Capella Education Co.
Capella Tower
9th Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55402
United States - Map
Phone: 888-227-3552

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Education & Training Services
Full Time Employees:2,804

Business Summary 

Capella Education Company, through its subsidiaries, operates as an online postsecondary education services company primarily in the United States. It offers various doctoral, master’s, and bachelor’s programs primarily for the public service leadership, behavioral health and human services, business management and technology, and education markets; and online distance learning services, including degree-entry programs and doctoral level programs in various disciplines, including business, management, psychology, law, and computing, as well as provides a social teaching and learning platform that integrates education with technology. The company also provides online training solutions and services to corporate partners through its online learning platform. In addition, it also provides learner support services, such as academic services comprising new learner orientation, technical support, academic advising, research services, writing services, and online tutoring; and administrative services through the telephone and Internet. The company’s learner support services also include library services, such as access to the collection of online journals, eBooks, and interlibrary loan services; and career center services consisting of career counseling, job search advising, and career management support services to learners and alumni. As of December 31, 2013, it offered approximately 1,700 online courses and 43 academic programs with 143 specializations to approximately 35,000 learners. Capella Education Company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Corporate Governance 
Capella Education Co.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jul 1, 2014 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 9.
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Key Executives 
Mr. J. Kevin Gilligan BA, 59
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Mr. Stephen G. Shank , 70
Founder, Director and Member of Fin. Committee
Mr. Steven L. Polacek BS, 54
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. Gregory W. Thom , 57
Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel and Sec.
Mr. Scott L. Kinney MBA, 52
Sr. VP and Pres of Capella University
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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