Elaborate meals for College of DuPage officials at the school's fine-dining restaurant were paid for by taxpayers.
College President Robert Breuder and other senior managers hosted meals on nearly 500 occasions in the last four years. One meal cost nearly $200 per person.
The information was compiled by a team of reporters from the Chicago Tribune.
Breuder defends the restaurant as a marketing tool.
Breuded recently agreed to a buyout package that will pay him nearly more than a quarter of a million dollars and name a campus building after him.
COD Trustee Kathy Hamilton is asking for an emergency board meeting early to authorize payment for a state audit of the school's finances, according to the Daily Herald.
Hamilton sent an email Friday to board Chairman Erin Birt and COD President Robert Breuder urging them to schedule a meeting for no later than Tuesday "for the sole purpose of agreeing" to the terms and conditions necessary to facilitate a state audit of the college's finances dating to fiscal 2011.