UNC leaders apologize and at the same time defend investigation

Posted by Andy Durham on October 7, 2010 at 11:14 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

*****Are we going overboard will all this information on this and other UNC topics? There has been quite a bit coming in today from a number of different avenues, including a few stops right on down Franklin Street, but here is the latest on this late Thursday night…Need to be doing something while I am waiting for all the JV Football scores to come so here we go…..*****

from www.wralsportsfan.com:

Chapel Hill, N.C. — In an update Thursday to the UNC Board of Governors, Chancellor Holden Thorp of UNC-Chapel Hill apologized repeatedly for the dual investigations casting a cloud over the football team.

“I’m sorry for the fact we are all going through this,” he said.

He defended head football coach Butch Davis and Athletic Director Dick Baddour, saying both have done everything they can to cooperate with and advance the investigation.

“Coach Davis knows he has a lot of work to do,” Thorp said.

UNC President Erksine Bowles echoed Thorp’s frustration but praised the way the investigation has been handled.

“I don’t know anybody that is more disappointed or angrier than Holden is,” he said.

“While I, too, am angry that this occurred at my alma mater, I am very, very proud of the investigation and follow-up that has occurred since this awful event came to our attention.”

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