Thorp Defends Decision to Fire Davis

August 10, 2011

In a letter issued Friday, August 5th, Chancellor Thorp strengthens UNC’s commitment to the Honor System in collaboration with Chair of the Faculty Jan Boxill. Thorp states: “One additional issue requires attention this year. I’ve talked to several faculty members … Continued

Boxill and Ketch op-ed: Faculty support Thorp’s decision

August 5, 2011

Chair of the Faculty Jan Boxill and Chancellor’s Advisory Committee Chair Jim Ketch have today published an op-ed in the Raleigh News & Observer expressing the UNC faculty’s support for Chancellor Thorp’s decision to release Coach Butch Davis and refocus … Continued

UNC Faculty Praise Decision to Remove Coach

July 29, 2011

Chair of the Faculty Prof. Jan Boxill is quoted in an article in the Durham Herald Sun regarding the recent dismissal of Coach Butch Davis. Read the story here.