The parent company of DeVry University announced this week it will change its name amid its recent legal troubles.
DeVry Education Group will become Adtalem Global Education, the company announced in a press release.
The name is derived from a Latin phrase meaning “to empower,” according to the company. The name was chosen from more than 5,000 submissions.
Some DeVry University students will be receiving refund checks this summer after it was determined some may have been duped by false advertising that ran from Jan. 1 2008 through Oct. 1 2015.
The United States Federal Trade Commission will send refund checks to people before the end of summer, according to the FTC’s website. The payouts are part of the FTC’s $49.4 million settlement with DeVry over “deceptive advertising.
DeVry operates four locations in Ohio, including ones in Dayton, Columbus , Cincinnati and in Seven Hills, Ohio, near Cleveland, according to DeVry’s website. The Dayton-area office is located at 3610 Pentagon Blvd. in Beavercreek
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