(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.

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Breuder was not at Tuesday night’s meeting and there was extended applause from the audience after the vote to terminate.

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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.

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Breuder had been on paid leave since April.