An Orem man was arraigned last week in Orem Circuit Court on two counts of forcible sexual abuse of a child and two counts of incest, both second-degree felonies.

Sheril Dale Burton was released on $2,500 bail. He will return to court in 30 days for a preliminary or waiver hearing, according to Orem Police Lt. Jim Simmons.Burton, a Brigham Young University microbiology professor who joined the BYU faculty in 1967, is currently not teaching.

"We hope when fall comes, this matter will have been resolved by the courts," said Paul Richards, BYU spokesman.