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As Graduation Rates Plummeted, Ex-College Chief Cashed Out

2012-03-30-BGA.jpg | Patrick Rehkamp | Posted 03.30.2012 | Chicago

This story is courtesy of the Better Government Association As graduation rates were bottoming out at the City Colleges of Chicago in 2009, then-Ch...

City Colleges Chief Had School PBS Station Produce Free Political Videos For Clouted Friends

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Under orders from then-Chancellor Wayne Watson, the PBS television station at City Colleges of Chicago used its budget to produce free videos of power...

City Colleges Student Loan Debit Card Program Illegal: Feds

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The City Colleges must scrap its fee-laden debit card program for student loans because the fees are illegal, the U.S. Department of Education said in...

Malcolm X Medical Program At Risk Of Losing Accreditation

Chi-Town Daily News | Alex Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

[I]nstead of welcoming a new class of physician assistant students for the summer, Malcolm X is scrambling to repair the program's tarnished reputatio...

Education in Chicago: Wayne D. Watson is the Wrong Man at the Wrong Time for Chicago State University.

Bill Sweetland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Bill Sweetland

What Chicago State University needs now is radical reform, if not revolution, and the thought of Dr. Watson stepping on the toes to make it happen is simply ludicrous.

Hey, Chicago State University: Watson's a Winner

Hermene Hartman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Hermene Hartman

It has been a long time since Chicago State University has had a native Chicagoan as its president.

City Colleges Approve $85 Million In 'Secret' Stimulus Spending

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While the City Colleges of Chicago won't say what it plans to do with its share of federal stimulus money, it has pre-approved spending up to $85 mill...

Tuition Rising At City Colleges

Chi-Town Daily News | Peter Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

City Colleges students can expect to pay 10 percent more on their tuition bills starting this summer. The increase is the first in two years, and tui...