In the News: Audit makes 19 recommendations to College of DuPage

By Eric Schelkopf | Suburban Life 

College of DuPage officials said they are committed to addressing the concerns brought forth in an audit conducted by the Illinois Auditor General.
"I am very grateful to the board for pursuing this audit," COD President Ann Rondeau said during a Sept. 28 news conference about the newly released audit. "It is an examination of the college that I would have sought anyway. I can already say that it is going to be a very useful document for us, in addition to other self-examinations that we are conducting and have done."

Rondeau started July 1 as COD's sixth president. The Illinois House of Representatives in May 2015 asked the Auditor General to review the college's finances after the board approved a $763,000 severance package for then-President Robert Breuder. The audit was introduced as a legislative resolution by state Rep. Jeanne Ives, R-Wheaton. In October 2015, the board voted 4-1 to fire Breuder after voiding the severance package...

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