|3 Months Ended|
Jul. 31, 2021
|Subsequent Events [Abstract]|
|Subsequent Events||Subsequent Events
On August 31, 2021, the Company extended the Credit Facility Agreement with the Foundation discussed in Note 6 by one year to November 4, 2022. The Credit Facility Agreement provides for a $5,000,000 Facility evidenced by the Revolving Note. Borrowings under the Credit Facility Agreement bear interest at 12% per annum. In conjunction with the extension of the Facility, the Company drew down $5,000,000 of funds from the Facility at 12% interest per annum due November 4, 2022. Additionally, on August 31, 2021 the Company issued to the Foundation warrants to purchase 50,000 shares of the Company’s common stock exercisable for five years from the date of issuance at the exercise price of $5.89 per share.
Effective August 16, 2021, the Company entered into an Employment Agreement with Matthew LaVay, who had been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company on July 8, 2021 with the effective date of August 16, 2021. The Employment Agreement provides that Mr. LaVay will serve as the Chief Financial Officer of the Company for a period of four years, subject to an automatic renewal for successive one-year terms unless prior notice of non-renewal is given by either party. Pursuant to his Employment Agreement, Mr. LaVay will receive annual base salary of $325,000, such other compensation and benefits as set forth in the Employment Agreement, and will be eligible to participate in the Company’s executive performance bonus plan. Additionally, on August 16, 2021, Mr. LaVay received a grant of 125,000 RSUs, pursuant to his Employment Agreement. The RSUs will vest in three approximately equal annual increments with the first increment vesting on August 16, 2022, subject to continued employment on each applicable vesting date. Each RSU represents a right to receive one share of the Company’s common stock. The RSUs were granted under the Aspen Group, Inc. 2018 Plan. On the grant date, the closing price of the Company's common stock on The Nasdaq Global Market was $5.80 per share. The amortization expense related to this transaction over the three year vesting term will be $725,000, which will be included in general and administrative expense in the consolidated statements of operations.
On August 12, 2021, Mr. Gerard Wendolowski, the Chief Operating Officer of the Company, and Dr. Cheri St. Arnauld, the Company’s Chief Academic Officer, received a grant of 80,000 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 Plan and were approved by the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company.
The entire disclosure for significant events or transactions that occurred after the balance sheet date through the date the financial statements were issued or the date the financial statements were available to be issued. Examples include: the sale of a capital stock issue, purchase of a business, settlement of litigation, catastrophic loss, significant foreign exchange rate changes, loans to insiders or affiliates, and transactions not in the ordinary course of business.
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