PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The University of Pennsylvania is responding after a professor who’s under fire for comments she made at a national conservatism conference. Amy Wax was quoted as saying “our country will be better off with more whites and fewer non-whites” at a panel on immigration.
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Last year, the Penn Law professor was banned from teaching a mandatory course after she said she never saw a black student graduate toward the top of the class.READ MORE: Sharon Gless On Book 'Apparently There Were Complaints: Cagney & Lacey 'Changed The History Of Television For Women'Sunoco Ordered To Dredge Part Of Ranger Cove, Pay $4 Million Over Mariner East 2 Spill
The university told Eyewitness News that the views of faculty members don’t represent the institution and that Wax is free to express her opinions.