Another Chicago-Area Community College Faces Ethics Scrutiny

June 22, 2015

The College of DuPage isn't the only community college outside Chicago facing scrutiny over its ethics. The Chicago Tribune reported that South Suburban College has been awarding no-bid contracts to companies whose leaders or owners are on the board of the college's foundation. For example, Cindy Doorn, the foundation's vice president, has a plant and landscaping company that has done $343,000 in business with the college. Foundation officials said that there was nothing wrong with no-bid contracts because the companies have done good work.

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