(CBS) — The long-embattled president of the College of DuPage is out of a job.
The COD board of trustees voted four-to-one tonight to immediately fire Robert Breuder. This means he will no longer receive his $763,000 severance package.READ MORE: New ILogin Verification System Is Locking Out Illinoisans Trying To File Unemployment Claims
Breuder was not at Tuesday night’s meeting and there was extended applause from the audience after the vote to terminate.READ MORE: Dolton Police Involved In Incident Where Shots Were Fired On Bishop Ford Freeway
He has been under fire for extravagant spending at the taxpayers’ expense and possible mismanagement during his tenure. State and federal criminal investigations are ongoing.MORE NEWS: CDC Issues Warning About Salmonella Outbreak Involving Onions Imported From Mexico; 37 Cases In Illinois
Breuder had been on paid leave since April.