The white man, a former professor at the University of South Florida, is suing the board of trustees, claiming he was forced to resign in May last year due to ongoing discrimination. Florida Politics reported.
Andrei Bugaisky, Ph.D. in nursing, is demanding more than $ 100,000 in damages for lost earnings, damage to his reputation and mental anguish from Usha Menon, dean and senior vice president of USF Health. is a woman born in India.
Shortly after they began working together in 2018, Bugaisky noted that his leader Menon “expresses hostility to Caucasian men,” wrote Bugaisky’s lawyer Christian Nolton. “In particular, Vice Dean Menon told Plaintiff and others that the top USF administrators were” a bunch of damn white conservative men. “
The lawsuit says Bugaisky received positive reviews from staff and that Menon often praised his “notable achievements.” However, she “openly held a deep-seated contempt for Caucasian men,” he said, making remarks such as “you’re a man, you don’t understand” and “no offense, you’re a white man and you don’t understand.” I can’t weigh it. “
According to the lawsuit, Bugaisky also accused Manon of plotting to oust another white employee, whom she called “horrible,” “stupid,” and “incompetent.”
The USF did not respond Florida Politics‘request for comment.