College Of DuPage: Bomb Threat Received, Monday Evening Classes Cancelled
Rauner Signs Bill Limiting Severance Packages For Community College Presidents Without fanfare, Governor Bruce Rauner has signed into law a bill that prevents community college boards from giving out the types of contracts and severance agreements that the College of DuPage gave its president Robert Breuder.
College Of DuPage Trustees Move To Fire President BreuderCOD spokesman Randall Samborn said the vote begins a process in which board chair Katherine Hamilton provides Breuder with a notice of intent to terminate him for cause. Breuder has administrative due process rights, in which he has the right to hearings that can conclude in an appeal to the full board of trustees.
College Of DuPage Likely To Close Restaurant, Create Lab For Culinary StudentsAt a special meeting Thursday evening, College of DuPage trustees were scheduled to vote on a proposal to close Waterleaf, and turn it into an educational facility.
State Lawmakers Considering Legislation To Curb Questionable Spending By Public Colleges 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.
College Of DuPage President Barred From CampusEarlier 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.
Embattled COD President To Go On Medical LeaveThe embattled president of the College of DuPage is going on "approved medical leave" beginning Wednesday.
Amid Scandals, College Of DuPage Getting 3 New TrusteesThe 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.
Prosecutors: Engineer Stole More Than $200,000 From College Of DuPageIn October 2013, an internal audit found “an abnormally large number” of costly invoices for Broadcast Technologies, a company that John Valenta owned, authorities said.
State Lawmakers Looking To Thwart Big Severance Deals Like One Given To COD President 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.
Lawmaker Threatens To Punish College Of DuPage Over $750K Severance To PresidentA 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.
COD Board Re-Approves Buyout Package For Outgoing PresidentThe 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.