White professor says USF dean's racist and sexist remarks pushed him out of job, now he wants $100K+

White professor says USF dean's racist and sexist remarks pushed him out of job, now he wants $100K+

A former professor at the University of South Florida (USF) Health’s College of Nursing is suing USF’s Board of Trustees after he said he was forced to resign in the face of discrimination.

Andrew Bugajski is suing the school for more than $100,000 in damages, according to documents filed in Hillsborough County Court. The Ph.D. nurse said he lost wages, and suffered damage to his professional and personal reputations, along with experiencing mental anguish because of the treatment he received during nearly three years with the university.

According to the suit, Bugajski was on track to be a tenured professor, but said he resigned because of discrimination and harassment he faced at the hands...

Full story at Florida Politics

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