Professor sues University of Utah for reverse discrimination

A man who applied for a job at the University of Utah is suing the school for alleged reverse discrimination in its hiring practices.

In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court District of Utah, Dr. Wyatt Felt claims the school passed him over for a job in the Mechanical Engineering Department because of the school’s diversity initiatives.

Felt claims the University of Utah did not seriously consider him as a candidate because of reverse discrimination, as applied to his gender, race, and religion.

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