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Saturday September 25th

Bubba Cunningham

Lawrence “Bubba” Cunningham is the director of athletics at UNC. He is the seventh athletic director in UNC’s history. He was introduced by former Chancellor Holden Thorp in October 2011. Before coming to UNC, Cunningham worked in the athletic department of Ball State, Notre Dame and Tulsa.

During his time at UNC, Cunningham has worked with the Disney Institute to help identify new best practices in the athletic department. In 2013, he launched the Student-Athlete Initiative Working Group with Provost James Dean to help give academic support to student-athletes. He has also commissioned a review by an outside firm looking for ways to improve UNC’s athletic facilities.



Letter: ​Come out to the last home football game

TO THE EDITOR: Tar Heel Nation: Thank you for the tremendous enthusiasm and support you provided during the game against Duke. Your passion for the team and the rivalry was felt on every play, helping the Tar Heels beat the Blue Devils in record fashion. The student section in particular was fantastic! Thanks for making this one of our most memorable games in Kenan Stadium.

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