College Of DuPage
Spurred by apparent financial abuses at the College of DuPage, Illinois lawmakers have held a hearing on legislation to crack down on questionable spending at all public colleges and universities, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Earlier this week, Robert Breuder announced he was going on medical leave, a move that would have allowed him to return at a time of his choosing.
The embattled president of the College of DuPage is going on “approved medical leave” beginning Wednesday.
The College of DuPage has been a source of controversy of late, and trustee Kathy Hamilton has been leading the charge for a change in leadership. She made an aggressive push to elect three reform-minded candidates to replace members whose terms expire this year, and all three candidates she supported won on Tuesday.
In October 2013, an internal audit found “an abnormally large number” of costly invoices for Broadcast Technologies, a company that John Valenta owned, authorities said.
Some Illinois lawmakers want to take legislative steps to thwart the kind of big severance deals like the one given to an outgoing suburban college president, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
A northwest suburban lawmaker was threatening to slash state funding for the College of DuPage, after its board of trustees agreed to a $762,868 severance package for the community college’s retiring president.
The Board of Trustees for the College of DuPage reapproved a controversial buyout package for outgoing President Robert Breuder by a vote of 6-1 at a packed meeting Wednesday evening.
Eric Thompson of College of DuPage leveraged training and education to achieve continuous career advancement.
Many times, people can feel timid about obtaining a background in teaching because they feel it limits their career opportunities.
Several students studying at the College of DuPage to become ultrasound technicians say they’ve wasted thousands of dollars in the program and are considering a lawsuit against the college.
Forty-four students at the College of DuPage, and two alleged ringleaders, are accused in a financial aid scam.
The College of DuPage board is considering a stricter crackdown on smoking on the campus.
Joliet Junior College is reducing costs by cutting its long-standing football program. The move will save the college about half a million dollars a year.
They’ve been called the poster children for a system run amok. The Better Government Association has found retired community college teachers bringing in six-figure retirement checks – earning far more state money in retirement than they did on the job.
It looked and sounded like the real deal – police officers shooting in the middle of a street during a terror plot gone wrong. Fortunately, it was just a training session.
The relationship between the College of DuPage and the village of Glen Ellyn may result in the school de-annexing from the town.