Dean June Chu of Yale University’s Pierson College, who was put on leave in May for calling people “white trash” in her Yelp reviews, has left her position.
“Dean Chu has left her position at Pierson College and wishes the best to the students,” Pierson Head Stephen Davis said in his email to students. “As a result, I am initiating the process of the search for a new dean, who will be in place before the start of the fall term.”
Dean June Chu of Yale University’s Pierson College has been placed on leave following the outrage over the discovery of offensive reviews she wrote on Yelp, one of which degraded a local restaurant’s customers as “white trash” and “low class folks.”
Pierson Head Stephen Davis announced Chu’s leave through a college-wide email on Thursday, Breitbart reported. However, her long-term future with the Ivy League school was not discussed.
A dean at a residential college within Yale University has found herself embroiled in a controversy after her scathing Yelp reviews of local businesses in New Haven, Connecticut were exposed.
According to Yale Daily News, Pierson College Dean June Y. Chu published strongly-worded reviews of the establishments on her personal Yelp account that many Yale students have found offensive and distasteful.