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Papa John’s increases gift to historically black college

On Monday, Papa John's executive Marvin Boakye sent the school $30,000 to provide $2,000 scholarships to 15 students.

Papa John’s founder gives $1M to historically black college

The founder of Papa John's has donated $1 million to a historically black college in Kentucky after more than a year of backlash for his use of a racial slur.

Papa John’s, Schnatter reach settlement agreement

Schnatter to step down once an independent director replaces him

Papa John’s founder can pursue lawsuit for corporate records

A Delaware judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit in which the embattled founder of the Papa John's pizza chain is seeking access to the company's books and records.

In reversal, Ball State removes name of Papa John’s founder

Ball State University's trustees have voted to remove the name of alumnus and Papa John's founder John Schnatter from a business institute because of his use of a racial slur.

Ball State sees large response after Papa John’s decision

More than 500 people have emailed Ball State University about its decision to support Papa John's founder John Schnatter amid controversy over his use of a racial slur.

Papa John’s founder: I should be back as chain’s public face

John Schnatter says he believes he can return to TV and radio ads once the public understands the context of his comments.

Papa John’s founder sues for corporate records

Papa John's founder John Schnatter says he wants access to the documents because of the "unexplained and heavy-handed way" that Papa John's International Inc. has treated him.

Papa John’s attempts to ward off founder with poison pill

The company says it will put its shareholder rights plan in place for a year.

UK cuts ties with John Schnatter

The University of Kentucky and Papa John's founder John Schnatter cut financial ties following scandal over racial slur.

U of L changing name of Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium

Papa John's Cardinal Stadium is getting a name change after the pizza chain's founder used a racial slur.

Sen. McConnell supports changing Papa John’s stadium name

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell weighs in on comments made by Papa John's founder John Schnatter.

Papa John’s to pull founder from marketing

Papa John's removes John Schnatter as the face of the company's marketing materials.

John Schnatter resigns as Papa John’s Chairman of the Board

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 11, 2018--Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the independent directors of the company have accepted the resignation of...

Papa John’s founder apologizes after reportedly using slur

Papa John's founder John Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference call in May. 

Papa John’s founder out as CEO weeks after NFL comments

Papa John's founder John Schnatter is stepping down as CEO next month.

UK council votes against center funded by Koch brothers

The University of Kentucky's Senate Council has voted against a proposed free enterprise center funded by the Charles Koch Foundation and pizza magnate John Schnatter.

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