September 28, 2023

Cardinal Stritch closure will value 476 staff their jobs

As soon as Cardinal Stritch College closes for good on the finish of this spring semester, 476 staff will likely be laid off.

A WARN discover filed with the state Division of Workforce Growth reveals the Cardinal Stritch layoffs will embrace 177 pupil staff, 131 adjunct instructors and 37 grasp instructors.

Cardinal Stritch, positioned at 6801 N. Yates Highway in Glendale and Fox Level, expects layoffs to happen in a number of waves. The primary wave begins June 20.

“We’re working with our staff to help a clean transition, and we’re offering impacted staff with data relating to unemployment advantages and EAP providers,” in response to the WARN discover. “As well as, Cardinal Stritch is reaching out to different instructional establishments to establish potential placement alternatives, internet hosting job festivals with different instructional establishments and internet hosting resume writing workshops for its staff to assist foster a transition for its staff to new employment with different establishments.”

Cardinal Stritch president Dr. Dan Scholz knowledgeable college students, employees and the neighborhood at massive of the closure two weeks in the past.

Scholz cited fiscal challenges, downward enrollment tendencies, the pandemic, the necessity for extra sources, and mounting operational and facility challenges as contributing to the closure.

“Please be suggested that Cardinal Stritch faces quite a few unexpected and quickly creating circumstances that exceed our management or sources,” in response to the WARN discover. “These components embrace our present and new enrollment, the affect of the pandemic, retention challenges and market challenges, in addition to Cardinal Stritch’s rigorous, however as of this date unsuccessful, efforts to acquire new credit score/capital to proceed operations.”

Cardinal Stritch had an enrollment of 1,365 in 2021 and was based in 1937.