Carnegie Mellon University has released an official statement following controversial comments from Uju Anya university staff. Carnegie Mellon University said it “does not accept her offensive and objectionable messages,” as many are calling for Anya to be suspended or terminated.
Carnegie Mellon University has made it clear that it will not tolerate, support or tolerate the highly controversial comments from Professor Uju Anya. In an official statement posted on the school’s official Twitter account, Anya’s comments were directly mentioned.
“We do not condone the offensive and offensive messages that Uju Anya posted today on her personal social media account. Freedom of expression is core to the mission of higher education, however, the views she shares do not at all represent the values of the institution, nor the discursive standards we hold. seek to promote,” the statement read.
After a series of backlashes, including from the richest man in the world, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Twitter removed many tweets from Uju Anya — specifically, one that read: “I heard The king at the head of a genocidal empire raped and robbed is finally dead. May her pain go away.”
Another tweet, which has also been deleted from Anya, said, “That wretched woman and her bloodthirsty throne have passed down generations of my ancestors on both sides of the family, and she has a government sponsored genocide that my parents and siblings survived. May she die in her agony.”
Currently, Carnegie Mellon University has not made public whether or not it plans to take any disciplinary action against Uju Anya due to her messages.