The call, which took place in May, was meant as a role-playing exercise to help Schnatter avoid future public relations messes like the one a year ago when he blamed the NFL's national anthem kneeling controversy for declining pizza sales.
David Grissom, the chairman of the university board, said he had spoken to Schnatter on Wednesday.
Papa John's International, Inc. announced Schnatter has resigned as chairman in a statement late Wednesday night. Schnatter's remark set of outrage all over social media and with several groups, including the NAACP calling for Schnatter to resign from the University of Louisville board prior to it happening. The call was meant to facilitate public relations strategies to avoid coming off as a racist, which Schnatter desperately needed after his criticism of kneeling National Football League players got him uplifted by white supremacists and booted as the company's CEO.
On Wednesday, Forbes issued a report that Schnatter used the word during a May marketing call with company executives and a marketing firm called Laundry Service. He added that the members of the board don't condone racism or "insensitive" language.
A Night on the Verge in London
Mario Mandžukić secured the win with another goal in the 100th, just minutes before the game would have gone into penalties. The goal weakened the Croatian side, allowing England to retain possession and control the tempo of the first half.
Sources told Forbes Schnatter had made the comments in a misguided attempt to show his aversion to racism but many on the call were left offended.
In a statement to BuzzFeed News, Schnatter confirmed he'd used the n-word and offered an apology.
Yum Brands Inc's Pizza Hut replaced Papa John's as NFL's sponsor in February, ending Papa John's eight-year relationship with the top USA football league.
Following the incident, Laundry Service said it held a call with the client's chief executive officer to discuss winding down the media agency's work with the company.
Papa John's has once again shot itself, blowing off its metaphorical foot.
Company shares fell as much as 5.9 per cent on Wednesday to US$47.80 near midday, the lowest intraday level since February 2016.
They needed a penalty shoot-out to see off Denmark in the last 16, though, after Modric had missed from the spot in extra time. For a second there, it did honestly feel like it was coming home, but alas, it was not to be.
I know England may have thought it was a bit tongue and cheek a few weeks ago, but you've got to focus on just one game at a time. As fellow pundits Gary Neville and Lee Dixon laugh, Wright says: "We weren't talking about the final, we were having a laugh".
There were previous rumours that claimed that the Galaxy S10 + will come fitted with a triple-sensor camera on the rear. It has been speculated that the company may embed the speakers in the display to reduce that bezel space.
Trump's remarks on Germany and Russian Federation generated a sharply worded response from German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Singling out Germany isn't necessarily fair, said defense analyst Sophia Besch of the Center for European Reform.
A witness testified Dozier used a sledgehammer to break Greene's limbs so the corpse would fit in a plastic storage container. Nevada plans to carry out the first execution using fentanyl, a drug at the heart of the USA opioid epidemic, on Wednesday.
Jones has always been a talented player, but a temperamental one on and off the field, which has led to some issues. The Bengals star calls out Ragin, who according to police, went after Jones and initiated the physical altercation.
Coach Ake, as he is known, is the assistant coach who was with the 12 boys in the caves, and was the last person to be rescued. Nopparat Kanthawong, the head coach of the Wild Boars team, told CNN that he did not know why the boys had gone into the cave.
England must now rouse themselves for the finale of the third-placed play-off against Belgium in St Petersburg on Saturday. Kieran Trippier couldn't hold back the tears as he realised England's World Cup dream was over.
Police officers took photographs of each other at the massive cave entrance, as pumps continued to suck out huge volumes of water. That left 20 or so divers scrambling to flee the rising waters, he said, explaining they narrowly made it out time.
This policy will be bad for our country and bad for the party. "Because I've already cleared the existing text with Mrs Merkel". Mr Buckland added that there had been a realisation that "we all hang together or we all hang separately".
They will only be allowed close contact once all test results have come back clear. "Four plus one coach , so it's five". Four Seal team divers - including a doctor - who stayed with the group were still to emerge, the Facebook post added.
Alexander McQueen has previously designed Kate's wedding dress as well as ensembles for the previous two christenings as well. The ceremony will also take place in the same church as Prince George's christening, the Chapel Royal at St.
Brits set for NATIONWIDE protests ahead of London trip
Mr Khan said he supported the decision taken by the Greater London Authority, adding that it was not for him to be a "censor". Protesters are also expected to show up at Chequers, the prime minister's country residence, and Windsor Castle.
Opposition Targets Kavanaugh For Frat Name Brett
Do they think if they blocked Kavanaugh, Trump would name a moderate? He later joined the administration of President George W. President Donald Trump waited for primetime to unveil his pick to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy .
Thai official: Rescued boys generally healthy and smiling
All 12 boys trapped underground in Thailand have been rescued following the "largest, most complex cave rescue in history". Medical officials told reporters that they're healthy, fever-free, mentally fit and "seem to be in high spirits".