Ric Perry

10:01 am
Thu December 12, 2013

Former Portage Superintendent says he was treated unfairly

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Ric Perry spoke to Kalamazoo Gazette for first in-depth interview on events that led to his resignation under protest
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Ric Perry, former superintendent of Portage Public Schools, says he has been "essentially bullied" by school trustees who forced him to resign in January and have denied him any financial settlement, including standard benefits given to longtime employees who leave the district.
7:50 am
Tue December 10, 2013

Former Portage Superintendent appeals dismissal of lawsuit against school board

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Perry resigned under protest in January after his affair with human resources director came to light
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A Kalamazoo County Circuit Court judge recently dismissed a lawsuit filed by Ric Perry, former superintendent of Portage Public Schools, seeking to set aside an arbitrator's ruling that the school board was justified in terminating Perry's employment. The lawsuit contended Perry was not granted due process and deserves a new arbitration hearing.
7:38 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Former Portage Superintendent files suit

Lead in text: 
Ric Perry is trying to overturn a arbitrator’s ruling that said the Portage school board had a right to force him out of his position.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Richard Perry, former superintendent of Portage Public Schools, has filed a lawsuit to overturn an arbitrator's ruling that the Portage school board was justified in forcing him out. The suit was filed July 9 in Kalamazoo County Circuit Court, 20 days after the arbitrator's decision was released.
7:39 am
Fri June 21, 2013

Arbitrator's finding shows former Portage Superintendent violated contract over business practices

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Both sides agreed to binding arbitration, so there is no appeal
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Ric Perry PORTAGE, MI -- In having an affair with his human resources director, former Portage Public Schools Superintendent Ric Perry violated commonly accepted business ethics and practices, an arbitrator ruled in an eight-page decision announced Wednesday.
9:44 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Former Portage Superintendent Ric Perry loses arbitration case

Lead in text: 
Perry resigned under protest in January, claimed district owed him more money
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- An arbitrator has ruled in favor of the Portage Public Schools Board of Education in a claim filed by former superintendent Ric Perry, who says he was unfairly forced out of his position. The decision was announced Wednesday evening in a press release from the district.

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