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): August 12, 2021
ASPEN GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of Incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
276 Fifth Avenue, Suite 505, New York, NY 10001
(Address of Principal Executive Office) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock, $0.001 par value||ASPU|
The Nasdaq Stock Market
(The Nasdaq Global Market)
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).
|Emerging growth company ¨|
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 12, 2021, Mr. Gerard Wendolowski, the Chief Operating Officer of Aspen Group, Inc. (the “Company”), and Dr. Cheri St. Arnauld, the Company’s Chief Academic Officer, received a grant of 80,000 restricted stock units (“RSUs”) each. The RSUs will vest in three nearly equal annual increments with the first increment vesting on August 12, 2022, subject to continued service as an officer of the Company on each applicable vesting date. Each RSU represents a contingent right to receive one share of the Company’s common stock. The RSUs were granted under the Aspen Group, Inc. 2018 Equity Incentive Plan and were approved by the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company.
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.
|ASPEN GROUP, INC.|
|Date: August 18, 2021||By:||/s/ Michael Mathews|
|Name: Michael Mathews|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer|