University Of Louisville Removes Papa John's Name From Football Stadium

Jul 13, 2018

The fallout from the Papa John's / John Schnatter racial slur scandal continues.  On Friday the University of Louisville announced it is removing the Papa John's name from its football stadium.

Papa John's Pizza Chain Founder John Schnatter
Credit AP File Photo

The school is taking action after the pizza chain's founder, John Schnatter, reportedly complained that Kentucky Fried Chicken's Colonel Sanders never faced a backlash for using a racial slur.

University President Neeli Bendapudi announced change for Papa John's Cardinal Stadium on Friday, as the pizza chain said it is removing Schnatter's image from its marketing. Also being renamed is John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise at the university's business college. Schnatter has resigned from the university's board of trustees.