Barnes & Noble Education, Inc.
Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (Form: 4, Received: 03/07/2017 16:47:15)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

HUSEBY MICHAEL
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. [ BNED ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
__ X __ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
Executive Chairman
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

C/O BARNES & NOBLE EDUCATION, INC., 120 MOUNTAIN VIEW BLVD.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

3/5/2017
(Street)

BASKING RIDGE, NJ 07920
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   3/5/2017     F    11160   (1) D $9.71   385804   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Shares withheld by the Issuer on vesting of restricted stock units (payable solely in common stock of the Issuer on each vesting date) to cover applicable withholding taxes.

Remarks:
Exhibit 24 - Power of Attorney for Michael Huseby

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
HUSEBY MICHAEL
C/O BARNES & NOBLE EDUCATION, INC.
120 MOUNTAIN VIEW BLVD.
BASKING RIDGE, NJ 07920
X
Executive Chairman

Signatures
/s/ Suzanne E. Andrews, as attorney-in-fact for Michael Huseby 3/7/2017
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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POWER OF ATTORNEY The undersigned with respect to the matters described herein, hereby constitutes and appoints Suzanne E. Andrews and Barry F. Brover, each of whom may act individually, as my true and lawful attorney-in-fact to: (1) Execute for and on behalf of the undersigned all forms or documents (collectively, the “Forms”) to be filed under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules thereunder (collectively, the “Exchange Act”) with respect to transactions by the undersigned in securities issued by Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (the “Company”), including without limitation any Forms 3, 4 or 5, Form 144 or Schedule 13D, and any amendments to any of the foregoing; (2) Do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned that may be necessary or desirable to complete and execute any such Forms and timely file such Forms with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and (3) Take any other action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing that, in the opinion of such attorney-in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest of, or legally required by, the undersigned. The undersigned understands and confirms that the Forms executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-fact’s discretion. The undersigned hereby grants to such attorney-in-fact full power and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever requisite, necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that each of the foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the undersigned, is not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, and shall not be liable or responsible for, nor shall the Company be liable or responsible for, any of the undersigned’s responsibilities to comply with the Exchange Act. This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to securities issued by the Company, unless earlier revoked with respect to any of the attorneys-in-fact named herein by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to such person or persons or the Company. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to be executed as of this 28th day of February, 2017. /s/ Michael P. Huseby Name: Michael P. Huseby STATE OF NEW JERSEY ) ) ss: COUNTY OF Somerset ) BE IT REMEMBERED, that on this 28th day of February, 2017, before me, the subscriber, a Notary Public of the State of New Jersey, personally appeared Michael P. Huseby, who I am satisfied is the person who signed this instrument, and to whom I first made known the contents thereof, and thereupon he acknowledged he signed, sealed, and delivered the same in his capacity as his voluntary act and deed for the uses and purposes therein expressed. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I hereunto set my hand. Name: /s/ Annmarie Bergeman Notary Public of the State of New Jersey My Commission Expires: 9/4/18