- Chicago State University announced on Monday that Wayne Watson would step down as its president.
- Watson came to the school amid mismanagement and controversy in 2009, receiving boos when his hiring was revealed.
- Watson, with a year left on his contract, will take a year's sabbatical, and Sandra Westbrooks, the CSU's provost will take over his duties.
From the article:
"... In a statement, the Chicago State Board of Trustees announced that it had granted a one-year administrative sabbatical to Watson at the president’s request, and that he will retire at the end of that year. He likely will be paid his $250,000-a-year salary during the leave. ..."