Butch Davis http://wunc.org en New Report Seeks Academic-Athletic Balance At UNC-Chapel Hill http://wunc.org/post/new-report-seeks-academic-athletic-balance-unc-chapel-hill <p>A panel of academic and athletic leaders have released <a href="http://rawlingspanel.web.unc.edu/files/2013/09/Rawlings-Panel_Intercollegiate-Athletics-at-UNC-Chapel-Hill.pdf">a report aimed at re-defining the role of sports on campus at UNC-Chapel Hill</a>.&nbsp; Committee members listed 28 recommendations they hope will help bring a better balance to school and sports on campus.&nbsp;<br> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 20:58:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 21873 at http://wunc.org New Report Seeks Academic-Athletic Balance At UNC-Chapel Hill Media, UNC-CH Argue Over Cell Phone Records http://wunc.org/post/media-unc-ch-argue-over-cell-phone-records <p>Lawyers representing several media outlets and UNC-Chapel Hill argued today over what constitutes a public document. At the center of the case are the personal cell phone records of former football coach Butch Davis. Dave DeWitt reports.<br><br><strong>Dave DeWitt:</strong> The media outlets contend that Davis was acting as a public official when he conducted the business of managing the UNC-Chapel Hill football program over his personal cell phone. Their attorneys argued today that that means those records should be public.<br> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 21:00:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 2046 at http://wunc.org Withers Makes History http://wunc.org/post/withers-makes-history <p></p><p>Everett Withers is the new interim head football coach at North Carolina. Withers, Chancellor Holden Thorp and athletic director Dick Baddour addressed the media earlier today.</p><p>Withers replaces Butch Davis, who was fired on Wednesday. Withers is the first African-American head football coach in school history - and just the second black head coach in any sport. Fri, 29 Jul 2011 19:13:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 8285 at http://wunc.org Withers Makes History Davis Out At UNC http://wunc.org/post/davis-out-unc <p></p><p>Butch Davis has been fired as the head football coach at North Carolina. Chancellor Holden Thorp made the announcement Wednesday after meeting with the Board of Trustees.</p><p>The decision comes just one week before the Tar Heels are scheduled to start fall practice – and two days after Davis met with reporters at the ACC’s annual media day. Wed, 27 Jul 2011 23:40:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 8293 at http://wunc.org Davis Out At UNC