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Daily Herald
State of the Suburbs: Changing standards, tests transform schoolsPublic education in Illinois has undergone a significant transformation in the
State of the Suburbs: Changing standards, tests transform schools
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Public education in Illinois has undergone a significant transformation in the past decade with the overhaul of state standards, assessments and how teachers and students are evaluated. Adoption of the more rigorous Common Core State Standards in... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
ET Football Preview: Kilgore College vs. Arkansas BaptistArkansas Baptist (1-0) vs. Kilgore College (0-0) Time: 7 p.m. tonight Stadium
ET Football Preview: Kilgore College vs. Arkansas Baptist
The Longview News-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Arkansas Baptist (1-0) vs. Kilgore College (0-0) Time: 7 p.m. tonight Stadium: R.E. St. John Memorial Stadium, Kilgore Coaches Kilgore: J.J. Eckert Arkansas Baptist: Richard Wilson Last week: Arkansas Baptist 10, Georgia Prep Sports Academy 7;... Read more
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Daily Herald
Ives wants COD building named for Medal of Honor recipientWith College of DuPage trustees trying to fire President Robert Breuder, one st
Ives wants COD building named for Medal of Honor recipient
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
With College of DuPage trustees trying to fire President Robert Breuder, one state lawmaker is imploring them to prevent the school's Homeland Security Education Center from bearing Breuder's name. State Rep. Jeanne Ives says in an open letter that... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Turnover at the top: Time to end the big buyouts in Illinois higher edHELP WANTED: Chancellor for Illinois' flagship university. No golden parachutes
Turnover at the top: Time to end the big buyouts in Illinois higher ed
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
HELP WANTED: Chancellor for Illinois' flagship university. No golden parachutes, no soft landing for flameouts, no bonus just for hanging around. Salary commensurate with performance. U. of I. Chancellor Phyllis Wise stepped down earlier this month,... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Stealing Your Life with Frank Abagnale presented by AARP Fraud Watch Network & WGN Radio Tuesday, September 22 7 –
Stealing Your Life with Frank Abagnale
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 7 days ago
presented by AARP Fraud Watch Network & WGN Radio Tuesday, September 22 7 – 8:30pm McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage Catch the world’s leading expert on outsmarting con artists…in your neighborhood!... Read more
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Glen Ellyn News Leader
University of Illinois making wasteful decisionsAs one who's�painfully watched my Glen Ellyn neighbor, College of DuPage,�squan
University of Illinois making wasteful decisions
Glen Ellyn News Leader / Posted 10 days ago
As one who's�painfully watched my Glen Ellyn neighbor, College of DuPage,�squander millions�during and cleaning up after�the six-year reign of President Robert�Breuder, it's like deja vu to see�the University of Illinois�embark on�the same wasteful... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DuPage starts process of firing college presidentCollege of DuPage trustees voted, 4-2 Thursday evening to authorize the process
DuPage starts process of firing college president
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
College of DuPage trustees voted, 4-2 Thursday evening to authorize the process after a monthslong internal review of his tenure. Breuder has been on administrative leave since April, when a new majority took over the board. Law enforcement and state... Read more
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Northwest Herald
DuPage starts process of firing community college presidentCollege of DuPage trustees voted 4-2 on Thursday evening to authorize the proce
DuPage starts process of firing community college president
Northwest Herald / Posted 11 days ago
College of DuPage trustees voted 4-2 on Thursday evening to authorize the process after a monthslong internal review of his tenure. Breuder has been on administrative leave since April when a new majority took over the board. Law enforcement and... Read more
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Lyons Suburban Press
Weekly Wrap: College of DuPage begins process of firing presidentIn addition, a teenager captured a gold medal at the Parapan American Games to
Weekly Wrap: College of DuPage begins process of firing president
Lyons Suburban Press / Posted 11 days ago
In addition, a teenager captured a gold medal at the Parapan American Games to put Glen Ellyn in the spotlight, while the Downers Grove Village Council didn't buy into the book banning allegations and approved a controversial nominee to the library... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
DuPage starts process of firing community college presidentGLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) — Trustees of Illinois' largest community college have vo
DuPage starts process of firing community college president
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) — Trustees of Illinois' largest community college have voted to begin the process of firing President Robert Breuder, who has been under scrutiny for a hefty severance package and spending at the college, but some are... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
DuPage starts process of firing community college presidentCollege of DuPage trustees voted 4-2 on Thursday evening to authorize the proce
DuPage starts process of firing community college president
Daily Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
College of DuPage trustees voted 4-2 on Thursday evening to authorize the process after a monthslong internal review of his tenure. Breuder has been on administrative leave since April when a new majority took over the board. Law enforcement and... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
DuPage starts process of firing college presidentGLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) - Trustees of Illinois' largest community college have vo
DuPage starts process of firing college president
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 12 days ago
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) - Trustees of Illinois' largest community college have voted to begin the process of firing the president under scrutiny for spending and a hefty severance package. College of DuPage trustees voted Thursday evening after an... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
DuPage starts process of firing college presidentGLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) - Trustees of Illinois' largest community college have vo
DuPage starts process of firing college president
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 12 days ago
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (AP) - Trustees of Illinois' largest community college have voted to begin the process of firing the president under scrutiny for spending and a hefty severance package. College of DuPage trustees voted Thursday evening after an... Read more
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Streamwood Press
College of DuPage timeline: What led to termination proceedings against Robert BreuderMay 9: Breuder sends an email to college trustees asking them to come up with a
College of DuPage timeline: What led to termination proceedings against Robert Breuder
Streamwood Press / Posted 12 days ago
May 9: Breuder sends an email to college trustees asking them to come up with an idea to get $20 million in state funding, kicking off public outcry against the college. Sept. 10:�Faculty Senate votes no confidence in Breuder. Dec. 18: One of... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
College of DuPage trustees aim to fire BreuderCapping a decision months in the making, College of DuPage trustees voted Thurs
College of DuPage trustees aim to fire Breuder
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
Capping a decision months in the making, College of DuPage trustees voted Thursday night to begin the process of firing embattled President Robert Breuder. The 4-2 decision follows a monthslong internal review of Breuder's tenure at the college and... Read more
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Daily Herald
COD trustees vote to begin Breuder termination proceedingsA push to fire embattled College of DuPage President Robert Breuder -- and perh
COD trustees vote to begin Breuder termination proceedings
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
A push to fire embattled College of DuPage President Robert Breuder -- and perhaps rescind his nearly $763,000 buyout agreement -- started in earnest Thursday night with COD trustees voting to initiate termination proceedings. But the process of... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Stump the MillennialsSteve Cochran Full Show 8/20/15: On today’s show Stacy St. Clair from the Chi
Stump the Millennials
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
Steve Cochran Full Show 8/20/15: On today’s show Stacy St. Clair from the Chicago Tribune started things off to give us an update on the College of DuPage scandal. David Kaplan talked about if the Cubs will ever win again, and... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
College of DuPage Scandal: The Day Ahead with Andrea DarlasCollege of DuPage President Robert Breuder, during a special board meeting at C
College of DuPage Scandal: The Day Ahead with Andrea Darlas
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 13 days ago
College of DuPage President Robert Breuder, during a special board meeting at College of DuPage, in Glen Ellyn, Ill., on Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015. (Nuccio DiNuzzo / Chicago Tribune) College of DuPage President Robert Breuder, during a special board... Read more
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Daily Herald
COD trustee says she could be fifth vote needed to fire BreuderCollege of DuPage Trustee Dianne McGuire says she would consider casting the fi
COD trustee says she could be fifth vote needed to fire Breuder
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
College of DuPage Trustee Dianne McGuire says she would consider casting the fifth vote that may be needed to fire school President Robert Breuder if she's presented with "compelling and valid legal evidence" supporting termination for cause. So... Read more
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Daily Herald
Despite controversies and being on leave, Breuder gets his 3% raiseCollege of DuPage President Robert Breuder received a 3 percent raise last mont
Despite controversies and being on leave, Breuder gets his 3% raise
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
College of DuPage President Robert Breuder received a 3 percent raise last month even though he was on paid administrative leave, was banned from campus and had a majority of the school's trustees actively looking for ways to fire him. But when the... Read more
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The Neosho Daily News
Area players on teams in four-states regionArea college football teams are preparing for the upcoming season. Here are cap
Area players on teams in four-states region
The Neosho Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
Area college football teams are preparing for the upcoming season. Here are capsules on the teams, many of which include players from Newton and McDonald counties: Posted Aug. 19, 2015 at 9:45 PM Area college football teams are preparing for the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Storms leave 14,000 without power; COD president firing to begin?Tuesday storms leave 14,000 in northern Illinois without power Severe storms r
Storms leave 14,000 without power; COD president firing to begin?
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Tuesday storms leave 14,000 in northern Illinois without power Severe storms rolled through the area last night and left 14,000 ComEd customers without power. DuPage County was under a tornado warning until 8:30 p.m., but no tornadoes were reported.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Constable: School shoppers can't write off pencilsThose back-to-school checklists in our brave new world require so much more tha
Constable: School shoppers can't write off pencils
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Those back-to-school checklists in our brave new world require so much more than glue, lined notebooks and rulers. Little kids need to bring hypoallergenic tissues, baby wipes, hand sanitizer and Baggies. Older kids need to bring USB drives,... Read more
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Winfield Press
College of DuPage board to vote on Breuder ouster Aug. 20According to board documents released earlier today, the College of DuPage Boar
College of DuPage board to vote on Breuder ouster Aug. 20
Winfield Press / Posted 14 days ago
According to board documents released earlier today, the College of DuPage Board of Trustees will begin the process of firing the controversial president. "The Board believes that it is in the best interests of the College to commence proceedings to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
College of DuPage board to vote on firing BreuderCollege of DuPage trustees will vote Thursday on whether to begin termination p
College of DuPage board to vote on firing Breuder
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
College of DuPage trustees will vote Thursday on whether to begin termination proceedings against embattled President Robert Breuder, a move that could scuttle the lucrative severance package that touched off controversy after it was negotiated... Read more
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The Washington Times
STEPHEN MOORE: Why Hillary Clinton’s college tuition plan won’t workIn the days ahead millions of kids will pack their bags and leave home (hopeful
STEPHEN MOORE: Why Hillary Clinton’s college tuition plan won’t work
The Washington Times / Posted 16 days ago
In the days ahead millions of kids will pack their bags and leave home (hopefully for good) to go to college. For parents experiencing this for the first time: welcome to the biggest financial scam in America. Richard Vedder, an economist at Ohio... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Hit-and-miss heavy storms next 2 daysMany don’t see a drop of rain today, while others get absolutely drenched! Thus
Hit-and-miss heavy storms next 2 days
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 16 days ago
Many don’t see a drop of rain today, while others get absolutely drenched! Thus is the set up today that allows for nearly stationary heavy rain-makers. With no mid to upper wind to push these pulse showers/storms around… they basically build... Read more
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Geneva Republican
Geneva's Changing Children's Worlds Foundation continues growthHow about strategies to help children succeed academically and socially? Resid
Geneva's Changing Children's Worlds Foundation continues growth
Geneva Republican / Posted 18 days ago
How about strategies to help children succeed academically and socially? Residents can find those answers and more at the Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation, 411 Stevens St., Geneva. The nonprofit foundation gives parents and caregivers ways to... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Geneva's Changing Children's Worlds Foundation continues growthHow about strategies to help children succeed academically and socially? Resid
Geneva's Changing Children's Worlds Foundation continues growth
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
How about strategies to help children succeed academically and socially? Residents can find those answers and more at the Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation, 411 Stevens St., Geneva. The nonprofit foundation gives parents and caregivers ways to... Read more
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Daily Herald
$6,500-a-month raise for acting COD presidentWith College of DuPage President Robert Breuder on paid administrative leave, t
$6,500-a-month raise for acting COD president
Daily Herald / Posted 18 days ago
With College of DuPage President Robert Breuder on paid administrative leave, the man overseeing the daily operations of the state's largest community college is getting a temporary $6,500-a-month raise, or a $78,000 raise if he continues for a full... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
College of DuPage trustees vote to shutter Waterleaf restaurantCollege of DuPage will close Waterleaf restaurant at the end of the month, shut
College of DuPage trustees vote to shutter Waterleaf restaurant
Chicago Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
College of DuPage will close Waterleaf restaurant at the end of the month, shutting the door on the upscale establishment that came to symbolize questionable spending by the school's embattled president. College trustees voted 5-1 Thursday night to... Read more
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Daily Herald
College of DuPage trustees say close Waterleaf, make it fully educationalCollege of DuPage trustees agreed Thursday to close the school's Waterleaf rest
College of DuPage trustees say close Waterleaf, make it fully educational
Daily Herald / Posted 19 days ago
College of DuPage trustees agreed Thursday to close the school's Waterleaf restaurant at the end of the month so it eventually can become a fully educational facility. The fine-dining restaurant has been a focal point of ongoing controversies at the... Read more
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Lisle Reporter
Benedictine University's National Night Out focuses on crime prevention, community partnershipsThe event promoted crime prevention awareness, emergency preparedness, police-c
Benedictine University's National Night Out focuses on crime prevention, community partnerships
Lisle Reporter / Posted 20 days ago
The event promoted crime prevention awareness, emergency preparedness, police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie, according to a university news release. Attendees included the Benedictine University Police Department, Lisle Police... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner: U. of I. should reject chancellor bonusGov. Bruce Rauner's administration is urging University of Illinois officials t
Rauner: U. of I. should reject chancellor bonus
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration is urging University of Illinois officials to reject a proposed $400,000 bonus for outgoing Chancellor Phyllis Wise, the Tribune has learned. University trustees are scheduled to vote Wednesday afternoon on Wise's... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
College of DuPage trustees to vote on closing WaterleafCollege of DuPage trustees will vote Thursday on whether to shutter Waterleaf,
College of DuPage trustees to vote on closing Waterleaf
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
College of DuPage trustees will vote Thursday on whether to shutter Waterleaf, the controversial high-end campus restaurant where administrators ran up big food and alcohol tabs at taxpayer expense. A majority of the college's board is expected to... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
The U. of Illinois' scandals and sweetheart dealsWhen Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a 31 percent cut in state funding for public un
The U. of Illinois' scandals and sweetheart deals
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
When Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a 31 percent cut in state funding for public universities, then-University of Illinois President Robert Easter said the reduction would be bad for students. But the only conclusion Illinoisans can draw from the conduct... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
University of Illinois board to vote on $400,000 for Chancellor WiseUniversity of Illinois trustees are expected to vote Wednesday on a $400,000 bo
University of Illinois board to vote on $400,000 for Chancellor Wise
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
University of Illinois trustees are expected to vote Wednesday on a $400,000 bonus for outgoing Chancellor Phyllis Wise, who resigned last week amid a scandal over the deliberate use of her personal email account to hide discussions from the... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Glen Ellyn Historical Society casting for "The Glen Ellyn Time Machine"GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage will offer an American Sign Language interpr
Glen Ellyn Historical Society casting for "The Glen Ellyn Time Machine"
My Suburban Life / Posted 23 days ago
GLEN ELLYN – The College of DuPage will offer an American Sign Language interpreter degree and certificate program, the college announced in a news release.� Recently approved by the Illinois Community College Board, the program consists of an... Read more
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FOX 7 Austin
College of DuPage officials placed on leave after audit showing $2.2M lossGLEN ELLYN, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Two financial officers at College of
College of DuPage officials placed on leave after audit showing $2.2M loss
FOX 7 Austin / Posted 23 days ago
GLEN ELLYN, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Two financial officers at College of DuPage were placed on leave Tuesday after an internal audit came to light showing the troubled community college had lost $2.2 million by making investments that violated... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Another mess at U. of I."We are doing virtually nothing over our Illinois email addresses. I am even be
Another mess at U. of I.
Chicago Tribune / Posted 25 days ago
"We are doing virtually nothing over our Illinois email addresses. I am even being careful with this email address and deleting after sending." University of Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise, in a September 2014 exchange with a law school faculty... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Buckwheat Zydeco to play Glen Ellyn concert seriesSeating is first come at the rain-or-shine shows. In the case of inclement weat
Buckwheat Zydeco to play Glen Ellyn concert series
My Suburban Life / Posted 25 days ago
Seating is first come at the rain-or-shine shows. In the case of inclement weather, concerts will be moved indoors to the Belushi Performance Hall, and a notice will be posted to the MAC website: AtTheMAC.org. August marks the debut of the 90.9fm... Read more
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Daily Herald
Could Breuder's contract be ruled invalid?If the College of DuPage board improperly approved past contracts for President
Could Breuder's contract be ruled invalid?
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
If the College of DuPage board improperly approved past contracts for President Robert Breuder, can his current contract and $763,000 severance agreement be undone? While it might be possible, contract law experts liken any such attempt to peeling... Read more
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Daily Herald
Democrats file election complaints related to COD raceFour members of the Naperville Township Democratic Organization say the politic
Democrats file election complaints related to COD race
Daily Herald / Posted 26 days ago
Four members of the Naperville Township Democratic Organization say the political organizations for College of DuPage board Chairwoman Kathy Hamilton and three candidates she supported during the April election broke campaign disclosure rules by... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hot New Faces of Chicago Theater: Meet the class of 2015Meet the Tribune’s Hot New Faces of the Chicago stage, our Top 10 for 2015. Eac
Hot New Faces of Chicago Theater: Meet the class of 2015
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
Meet the Tribune’s Hot New Faces of the Chicago stage, our Top 10 for 2015. Each summer for the last eight years, we’ve picked a crop of Chicago’s rising stars of the local theater. Many of our alums have gone on to make their mark, not just in... Read more
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Daily Herald
COD trustees who file FOIA requests may have to pay for documentsTwo College of DuPage trustees who filed Freedom of Information Act requests fo
COD trustees who file FOIA requests may have to pay for documents
Daily Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Two College of DuPage trustees who filed Freedom of Information Act requests for financial records from their own school might have to pay as much as $100 each to get the documents. Trustees Erin Birt and Dianne McGuire last week submitted requests... Read more
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Itasca Press
Weekly Wrap: College of DuPage in turmoil1. College of DuPage launching investigation after closed meeting recording is
Weekly Wrap: College of DuPage in turmoil
Itasca Press / Posted 29 days ago
1. College of DuPage launching investigation after closed meeting recording is leaked: The College of DuPage Board of Trustees violated the Open Meetings Act when it approved a 2011 contract extension for President Robert Breuder, according to the... Read more
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Hanover Park Press
Weekly Wrap: College of DuPage in turmoil(Erica Benson file photo - ebenson@shawmedia.com) 1. College of DuPage launchi
Weekly Wrap: College of DuPage in turmoil
Hanover Park Press / Posted 29 days ago
(Erica Benson file photo - ebenson@shawmedia.com) 1. College of DuPage launching investigation after closed meeting recording is leaked: The College of DuPage Board of Trustees violated the Open Meetings Act when it approved a 2011 contract... Read more
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Glendale Heights Press
College of DuPage proposes $7.5 million in budget cuts for 2016Board Secretary and Budget Committee Chairman Frank Napolitano said at the July
College of DuPage proposes $7.5 million in budget cuts for 2016
Glendale Heights Press / Posted 29 days ago
Board Secretary and Budget Committee Chairman Frank Napolitano said at the July 30 Board of Trustees meeting that the board typically doesn't get involved during the creation process of the budget. But when looking at this year's budget, he said he... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
College of DuPage to face big legal billsThe College of DuPage needs to set aside at least $2.85 million in the coming y
College of DuPage to face big legal bills
Chicago Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
The College of DuPage needs to set aside at least $2.85 million in the coming year to cover legal fees associated with various criminal and internal investigations at school, according to a new budget analysis. Even that might not be enough.... Read more
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Daily Herald
COD might cut tuition and taxesCollege of DuPage officials say they are pursuing a plan to reduce tuition by $
COD might cut tuition and taxes
Daily Herald / Posted 1 months ago
College of DuPage officials say they are pursuing a plan to reduce tuition by $5 per credit hour and cut the property tax levy by 5 percent. A college committee analysis has found the school could do both and still have a balanced budget.... Read more
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