Liberty University announces investigation into Falwell Jr.

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Liberty University announced Monday that it is opening an independent investigation into the tenure of its former president Jerry Falwell Jr. after his departure last week.The Evangelical University School Board said in a version that he hired an outside company to investigate “all facets of the operations of the University of Liberty” under the direction of the former president. He said he wanted to learn “the consequences of a lack of spiritual stewardship”.

The investigation into Falwell’s nearly 13-year tenure will include reviews of financial, real estate and legal matters, the council said.

The announcement comes after Falwell officially resigned last week.

His resignation came after Reuters reported an associate sordid allegations about Falwell and his wife. Falwell claimed the former business partner was make him sing.

It also followed that Falwell was put on indefinite leave earlier this month after posting a photo of himself on a yacht with his arm around a young woman with their pants unzipped.

The Falwells said in a statement to the Associated Press that they support the board of directors of the university and “welcome any investigation because we have nothing to hide”.

Falwell became president of Liberty University after the death of his evangelist father, the Reverend Jerry Falwell Sr., and he has remained in the headlines in recent years thanks to his support of President TrumpDonald John TrumpBirx Says She Has Hope For The Coronavirus Vaccine, But Urges People To “Do The Right Thing Today” McGahn argued Kushner’s security clearance should be downgraded: the Governor of Wisconsin urges Trump not to visit Kenosha: “I’m afraid your presence will only prevent our healing. ‘ MORE and its business connections, the AP noted.

“Some may say that all the signs were there a long time before last week,” the board said in its announcement. “It’s certainly fair to say that there have been questionable comments, disturbing behavior and inappropriate social media posts, but all the signs were not there until the start of last week.

The university said it plans to create an academic leadership position designed to assist other leaders as “spiritual coaches, mentors and guides” to ensure that they “live the Christian walk that everyone expects. ‘between us at Liberty’.



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