The NBA Hall of Famer will be the first African-American director at the pizza chain.
John Schnatter's attorney is also denying that he used a racial slur during a media training call in May.
Some female employees detailed a fraternity-like atmosphere and inappropriate remarks.
John Schnatter, who resigned under fire after using a racial slur on a conference call, says his words were taken out of context.
Catching up with the excuse of Papa John's former chairman and other news.
The university is the latest to part ways with the company after its founder used the N-word in a business meeting.
Papa John's issued a press release saying it requested that Schnatter not make any more media appearances.
Steve Ritchie announced steps Papa John’s is taking in the aftermath of reports that the pizza chain's founder John Schnatter used a racial slur in a corporate meeting.
The university president called John Schnatter’s use of a racial slur “hurtful and unacceptable."
John Schnatter admitted that he used the slur in a conference call in May.
Papa John’s John Schnatter apologized after reports surfaced of his use of the N-word during a May conference call.
Schnatter used the slur in a call about undoing the damage of his earlier NFL comments.
"We sincerely apologize to anyone that thought they were divisive."
Pizza companies sling the pepperoni in Twitter feud.