All posts tagged "John Schnatter"

  • Pizza isn’t racist: Why I’ll still eat Papa John’s

    By Quintez Brown — U of L made the decision to remove “Papa John’s” from the football stadium July 13. The company and brand will remain on campus and still be available for students to eat and...

    • Posted August 30, 2018
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  • Board of trustees lost two members in two days

    By Joseph Lyell — Brian Cromer resigned from the board of trustees July 10, citing his employment with Stites & Harbison, PLLC as the reason for his departure. His resignation came the day before “Papa” John Schnatter...

    • Posted July 19, 2018
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  • Baseball might miss out on Papa John’s dough

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L Athletic Director Vince Tyra said John Schnatter wanted to donate to the baseball program before he  resigned from the board of trustees after admitting he used a racial slur. Schnatter’s...

    • Posted July 16, 2018
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  • Bendapudi shows racism has no home at U of L

    By Megan Brewer —  “Papa John’s” was removed from our football stadium name after John Schnatter’s use of the N-word in a conference call with Papa John’s executives and a marketing agency. President Neeli Bendapudi wasn’t messing...

    • Posted July 14, 2018
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  • U of L drops “Papa John’s” from Cardinal Stadium

    By Joseph Lyell — Cardinal Stadium will lose “Papa John’s” from its name immediately, U of L President Neeli Bendapudi announced July 13. The change comes two days after a Forbes report detailed John Schnatter using the...

    • Posted July 13, 2018
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  • Bendapudi: University is evaluating relationship with Papa John’s

    By Joseph Lyell — U of L President Neeli Bendapudi said she was disappointed to hear the Forbes report of John Schnatter used the N-word in a conference call with Papa John’s executives and a marketing agency. “Disappointment...

    • Posted July 12, 2018
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  • John Schnatter resigns from board of trustees

    By Joseph Lyell — John Schnatter has tendered his resignation from the U of L Board of Trustees effective immediately, according to a statement from board chair David Grissom. This comes 12 hours after a July  11...

    • Posted July 11, 2018
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  • John Schnatter
    Schnatter donated no cash to U of L last year

    By Kyeland Jackson — John Schnatter, former Papa John’s CEO and a trustee on U of L’s board, may be sending a message with his money. Between him, his wife and his company and foundations, Schnatter donated...

    • Posted January 10, 2018
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  • Board of Trustees
    U of L approves revised Yum! lease after tense discussion

    By Shelby Brown– U of L’s board of trustees heatedly debated the reworked KFC Yum! Center lease agreement before it passed 7-2 with four abstentions, one being John Schnatter. The revised lease agreement asks U of L pitch in to pay...

    • Posted July 20, 2017
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  • U of L Foundation
    Updated: U of L Foundation operating conservatively, hopes to see donors return

    By Shelby Brown– The U of L Foundation’s interim director says the dwindling non-profit will be stabilized by following previously-ignored financial advice from its investment managers. “They gave certain advice that wasn’t necessarily heeded or accepted,” Keith...

    • Posted May 30, 2017
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