Fayetteville board terminates superintendent

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 7:37 p.m.

NWA Democrat-Gazette/J.T. WAMPLER Matthew Wendt (left) waits Monday for a School Board meeting that will determine his fate at the Fayetteville School District. The board voted to terminate Wendt's contract.

FAYETTEVILLE -- The School Board unanimously voted to terminate Superintendent Matthew Wendt's contract Monday after an employee sexual harassment claim more than three months ago.

Policy of Sexual Harassment

Forms of sexual harassment shall include, but are not limited to, the following:

•Verbal harassment, including derogatory comments, jokes, requests, or other sexually oriented language.

• Uninvited letters, telephone calls, digital transmission or materials of a sexual nature.

•Physical harassment, including unnecessary or offensive touching, repeatedly brushing against another person’s body, impeding or blocking movement, or invading personal space

• Visual harassment, including offensive posters, cards cartoons, graffiti, drawings, or gestures.

• Attempted or actual rape or sexual assault.

Source: Polict 4180 of the Fayetteville School District

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