MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — A former professor at Minnesota State University Moorhead has filed a lawsuit alleging she was discriminating against when applying for a new position at the school.

Sixty-three-year-old Claudia Murphy claims in her lawsuit that despite her qualifications, the university failed to hire her for a new job in the women and gender studies program because of her age and her complaints about the school’s hiring practices.

Fargo-area radio station KFGO reports the university in response, says it has high standards for faculty, staff and administrators and its hiring practices reflect that.

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