The dean of the University of Pennsylvania Law School on Tuesday condemned as racist comments made last week by controversial professor Amy Wax, but he did not say she will be pulled from the classroom as a result—a move hundreds of outraged students and alumni have demanded.

Still, Wax won’t be teaching during the upcoming year, according to law school spokesman Steve Barnes. She will be taking a planned sabbatical instead. Barnes declined to comment on whether Wax will still teach once her sabbatical is over.

Amy Wax.

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