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meeper Sep 21, 2:06 p.m.
If the truth be known, I'll bet he was asked to resign because he told the board that he made a mistake by voting for Obama in '08.
By refusing to march in lockstep(pun)politically with the rest of the UNC campus it was time for him to go.
Hill55 Sep 21, 11:29 a.m.
Nice guy, bright guy, horrible CEO.
Should have fired Davis a year earlier.
lb27608 Sep 21, 11:06 a.m.
"Of course not, the reality is that they demanded his resignation." - westernwake1
I very much doubt that this happened. The BOT would not be asking him to reconsider if the BOG had asked him to resign.
br549znc Sep 21, 10:50 a.m.
Good. He doesn't need to change his mind.
NCSU84 Sep 21, 9:32 a.m.
Ross should be a afraid that he might be next!
derekjames2001 Sep 21, 9:02 a.m.
Trying to talk Holden out of retiring? Very interesting...In a related story, we are trying to put Borock Hussein Obama back in office.
superman Sep 20, 7:58 p.m.
I remember a smart famous person who said North Carolina is beginning to look like Mississippi. I totally agree with her opnion.
Southern Girl Sep 20, 7:22 p.m.
So, the decision is final. I think it is the right one. Can we move on now - everything has been said, over and over again.
So glad Coach Williams is out of the hospital.
dws Sep 20, 7:16 p.m.
Wolfspeaking here, but as far as Holden Thorp is concerned, let it go. I dare say he was handcuffed by a combination of Ram's Club, Board of Governors and Board of Trustee members.
Focus on them.
thewayitis Sep 20, 6:45 p.m.
UNCfuturealumi Sep 20, 6:38 p.m.
Why would he change his mind. He can teach and keep the salary and give up the worries of all the trash that is happening there.
Mike H Sep 20, 6:36 p.m.
Smartest thing Thorp has done all year.
westernwake1 Sep 20, 6:35 p.m.
"UNC president says Thorp doesn't plan to change mind"
Of course not, the reality is that they demanded his resignation.
ConservativeVoter Sep 20, 5:51 p.m.
Thorp knows he's guilty.
He's resigning before he gets terminated.
Published: 2007-10-05 09:38:00
Updated: 2013-09-05 17:25:12