A white, male former professor on the College of South Florida is suing the Board of Trustees, arguing he was compelled to resign final Could after going through persistent discrimination, Florida Politics reported.
Andrew Bugajski, a Ph.D. in nursing, is in search of greater than $100,000 in damages for misplaced wages, injury to his status and psychological anguish by the hands of Usha Menon, who serves as dean and senior affiliate vp for USF Well being, and who’s a lady born in India.
Shortly after they began working collectively in 2018, Bugajski observed Menon, his supervisor, “exhibiting hostility in direction of Caucasian males,” wrote Bugajski’s lawyer, Christiane Nolton. “Particularly, Vice Dean Menon instructed Plaintiff and others that USF’s higher directors had been ‘a bunch of fucking white male conservatives.’”
The swimsuit says that Bugajski obtained constructive worker evaluations and that Menon often praised his “noteworthy achievements.” But she “brazenly held a deeply rooted disdain for Caucasian males,” he stated, making remarks resembling “you’re a person, you don’t perceive,” and “no offense, you’re a White man and also you don’t get to weigh in on this.”
In accordance with the lawsuit, Bugajski additionally accused Menon of planning to push out one other white male worker, whom she known as “creepy,” “silly” and “incompetent.”
USF didn’t reply to Florida Politics’ request for remark.