Quote of the Week: 'You will not earn my support through threats...'

"You will not earn my support through threats, petulance, public disruption, or whining."

—University of Tennessee Chancellor Jimmy Cheek in a letter addressed to band director Gary Sousa and released by UT on Oct. 14. Sousa was placed on administrative leave on Monday after he was quoted in a UT Daily Beacon story that the marching band was being “dictated to” by athletic director Dave Hart to reduce its playing in favor of prerecorded music at games.

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