Chancellor Thorp names search committee to find new UNC Athletic Director among them Greensboro’s Dwight Stone, plus Montross and Caldwell

Posted by Andy Durham on August 9, 2011 at 8:59 am under College | Comments are off for this article

UNC Chancellor Holden Thorp has named the search committee, charged with finding and selecting the successor to current North Carolina Tar Heel Athletic Director Dick Baddour, who is stepping down in the midst of the firing of UNC head football coach Butch Davis and the overall UNC Football Investigation….

The 12-member search committee includes Greensboro’s Dwight Stone, plus former UNC basketball Academic All-American Eric Montross and former Tar Heel football star, Alan Caldwell….

from News and Record.com……

Dwight Stone, president of D. Stone Builders Inc. and vice chair of the Educational Foundation Inc.’s Executive Board of Directors. His daughter, Jennifer, is a member of the women’s tennis team and his son, David, is a former men’s tennis team member. He chairs the Greensboro Sports Council and is a member of the Greensboro Sports Commission Board of Directors.

Eric Montross, an All-American starter on the Tar Heels’ 1993 NCAA championship team and a retired National Basketball Association player. He is now a color analyst for the Tar Heel Sports Network’s broadcasts of men’s basketball games and director of the Carolina Basketball Family Fund in the Educational Foundation Inc. He also is chair-elect of the UNC General Alumni Association’s Board of Directors.

Alan Caldwell, a captain on the 1977 Tar Heel football team that won the ACC title and an All-ACC selection. He is a former member of the Executive Board of Directors of the Educational Foundation Inc. He is director of corporate and civic engagement at RAI Services Co. His son, Tyler, also was a member of the Carolina football team.

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