In a sign of intensifying scrutiny of the College of DuPage, federal prosecutors have opened a wide-ranging criminal investigation at the embattled community college, issuing two subpoenas this week that seek documents tied to spending and other matters, according to records obtained late Wednesday. The subpoenas, which were served to …Read More »
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Commentary: The outrageous perks of the public sector
By Diana Sroka Rickert If you crossed C-SPAN with “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” you’d wind up with something resembling the state of Illinois. First there’s Aaron Schock, the former congressman from Peoria who cataloged his globe-trotting adventures on Instagram and styled his Washington, D.C., office to the theme of …Read More »
College of DuPage – Pay-to-play redefined…Herricane style!
Edgar Co. (ECWd) – The bottom line, to us, is access to public records, and all the public records we ask for, in a timely manner. Period. So what does a person do when faced with public bodies that invent reasons to hide public records, provide only a portion of …Read More »
COD- Time to Speak up People – Criminal Liability
DuPage Co. (ECWd) As a society we are only as healthy as our willingness to stand up and speak out when we know things are wrong. Many have given up any hope of fixing anything in our government because of the overwhelming appearance that crime does pay. Sadly, that appearance …Read More »
College of DuPage – Nothing to see here…
April 2, 2015 DuPage Co. (ECWd) For months the exposure of wrongdoing has plastered the blogosphere, airwaves, newspapers, and coffee shops. Over the last month it has been a dog-pile with no end in sight for the foreseeable future. In another shining example of insiders who have had enough with the …Read More »
Where’s Bottom at College of DuPage?
ROOTING OUT PATRONAGE CONTRACTING AND CORRUPT PRACTICES AT COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (COD)Read More »
COD – Doubling Down re: No-bid Contracts
DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Executive Director Brod made some pretty amazing claims in response to a candidate’s comments during the recent COD Meeting. It appears articles published 3 months ago are going to create quite a problem for these public officials who either can’t read, don’t read, or are completely …Read More »
College of DuPage spent $26 million without board scrutiny
Jake Griffin Over the past 16 months, the College of DuPage has paid more than $26 million without the board of trustees knowing specifically how the money was spent.Read More »
Audio/Video – Board of Trustees Meetings
Regular Meeting of the Board of TrusteesRead More »
COD Chairman Erin Birt – Master of Misrepresentations!
LITERALLY BUSTED AT COLLEGE OF DUPAGE—Chairman of the Board Erin Birt’s half-truths, misrepresentations, and track record of deception: While the President of The College of DuPage (COD) pulls down nearly $500,000 in compensation/perks and tens of thousands in private shooting club payments, the taxpayers might wonder what type of a …Read More »
Erin Birt is Toxic to COD
This is a part of the meeting in which the College of DuPage dedicated approximately 40 minutes to an unwarranted thrashing of a local non-profit organization using the screens and projectors, while only allowing a 3 minute response and without allowing visual aids. You know, “stacking the deck” as most …Read More »