Chicago State University continues to face management and financial controversies. Many employees at the university have received no raises since 2010 and faculty members just received a raise of 2.25 percent. But President Wayne Watson -- whom some board members are trying to oust -- recently gave raises of 17.4 percent, 21.4 percent and 18.8 percent to three top administrators, The Chicago Tribune reported. He also gave promotions and 20 percent raises to two executive assistants in his office. One administrator who didn't get a raise was Glenn Meeks, vice president of administration and finance. Meeks was just fired -- and he says it was in retaliation for his raising questions about the raises. A university spokesman declined to comment on the dismissal of Meeks, and that the raises that were awarded were based on "merit and performance."
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