College of DuPage Board votes to censure its vice chairman

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

In an emotion-filled meeting that stretched until almost midnight Thursday, the College of DuPage Board of Trustees voted to censure board Vice Chairman Katherine Hamilton.

Trustee Nancy Svoboda abstained and Kim Savage dissented from the vote that sparked outrage among a roomful of Hamilton’s supporters, some of whom shouted, “shame,” and “shame on you,” before and after the vote.

Board Chair Erin Birt read the entire five-part resolution, most of which dealt with the controversy over a proposed new classroom building for the Glen Ellyn campus.

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